GRE Word List

SUPERNUMERARY

person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number

The meaning of the word supernumerary is person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number.

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