Definition of Affixation in English :

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1. affixation

the result of adding an affix to a root word

2. affixation

formation of a word by means of an affix

3. affixation, attachment

the act of attaching or affixing something

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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2.  Linguistics
the process of adding affixes to roots or bases in order to vary function, modify meaning, etc.
see also composition

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