plusplus1 /plʌs/ ●●●S1W2AWL preposition1HMCOUNT/CALCULATEused to show that one number or amount is added to anotherOPP minusThree plus six equals nine (3 + 6 = 9).The total cost was $10,000, plus 14% interest.2AND/ALSOand alsoThere are numerous clubs, plus a casino.3 →plus or minus
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plus• The cost is £45 plus £5 for delivery.• Twelve plus eight is twenty.• The jacket costs $49.95 plustax.
plusplus2 ●●○AWL noun [countable]1informalADVANTAGE something that is an advantagemajor/definite/big etc plusSome knowledge of Spanish is a definite plus in this job.2HMCOUNT/CALCULATEa plussignOPP minus
plusplus3 ●○○AWL adjective1ADVANTAGE[only before noun] used to talk about an advantage or good feature of a thing or situationOPP minusAnother of the Beach Club’s plus points is that it’s right in the middle of town.This is not an exciting car to drive, but on the plus side it is extremely reliable.2MORE THAN A NUMBER OR AMOUNTused after a number to mean an amount which is more than that numberan income of $50,000 plusMost children start school when they’re five plus.3MORE THAN A NUMBER OR AMOUNTmore than zero – used especially when talking about temperaturesOPP minusDaytime temperatures barely reached plus 5º.4 →A plus/B plus etc
plus• You need a birthcertificate, plus a photo I.D.• He's really cute, plus he's got a good job.From King Business Dictionaryplusplus1 /plʌs/ preposition1used when one amount or number is added to anotherWeekend calls cost a $1 base fee, plus $1 a minute.His salary is £30,000 a year, plus bonuses.2used when giving the second reason for somethingCost-cutting, plus strong sales, enabled the company to break even.3plus or minus used to say that a number may be more or less by a certain amountThe poll’s margin of error is plus or minus 4 percentage points.plusplus2 noun [countable]an advantage or good feature of somethingOne of the pluses of the job is having really supportive colleagues.A huge plus factor is the central location of the hotel.plusplus3 adjective150/100 etc plus more than 50,100 etcSome waterside apartments are selling at £250,000 plus.the 80-plus employees of his television company2plus tickFINANCE on a stockmarket, if shares are sold on a plus tick, they are sold at a higher price than their previous oneHe traded near the close of the day on either a plus tick or a zero-plus tick (=where the price is unchanged).Originplus1(1500-1600)Latin“more” (adjective and adverb)