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addendum

Legal Definition of addendum

Noun

[pl. -da]

  1. An attachment to a written document.

    Example: Affidavits may be addendum to a petition as a petition may be an addendum to a writ.

Definition of addendum

Etymology

    From the gerundive of Latin addere, to add.

Noun

addendum (plural addenda)

  1. Something to be added; especially text added as an appendix or supplement to a document.
  2. A postscript.
  3. (engineering) The height by which the tooth of a gear projects beyond (outside for external, or inside for internal) the standard pitch circle or pitch line.

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