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Noun: affixation  ,a-fik'sey-shun
  1. The result of adding an affix to a root word
  2. Formation of a word by means of an affix
  3. The act of attaching or affixing something
    - attachment

Derived forms: affixations

Type of: combination, combining, compounding, formation, morphology, sound structure, syllable structure, word structure

Encyclopedia: Affixation