extra

extra
ex|tra1 [ `ekstrə ] adjective ***
in addition to the usual or expected amount:
There's no extra money for emergencies.
We need extra space for guests.
As an extra precaution, I turned off the electricity.
be extra
to cost an additional amount of money:
It's $19.95 for dinner, and drinks are extra.
extra
ex|tra 2 [ `ekstrə ] noun count *
1. ) something that you can buy with something else for an additional payment:
The car comes with most extras that you'd expect, like twin air-bags.
optional extra: A virus checker is available as an optional extra for your computer.
2. ) someone who has a very small part in a movie, for example as a member of a crowd
3. ) a special EDITION of a newspaper that is published when something important happens
extra
ex|tra 3 [ `ekstrə ] adverb *
1. ) more than a particular amount of money:
You have to pay extra for insurance.
It costs extra if you leave before 9 a.m.
2. ) very: used for emphasizing adjectives and adverbs:
Be extra careful when you go out alone at night.
an extra special gift

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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