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-ment,suffix.-ment is enclosed to verb to kind nouns that describe the activity of the verb:govern+-ment → government.-ment is likewise attached to verbs to kind nouns that refer to a state or problem resulting indigenous the action of a verb:refresh+-ment → refreshment.-ment is attached to verb to type nouns that refer to a product result from the action of a verb: frag-+-ment → fragment (= a piece resulting indigenous the breaking off of something).
-ment,a suffix that nouns, often concrete, denoting an action or result state (abridgment; refreshment), a product (fragment), or way (ornament).
-ment suffix forming nouns indicating state, condition, or quality: enjoyment denote the an outcome or product of one action: embankment indicating procedure or action: managementEtymology: from French, indigenous Latin -mentum
Advanced Placement regime - abase - abash - abatement - abet - abridgment - abutment - accompaniment - accomplishment - accouchement - accouplement - accouterment - accroach - accrue - achievement - achievement age - success quotient - success test - acknowledgment - acquirement - additament - adjournment - mediate - convey disorder - admeasurement - accessory - advance - advertisement - advisement - affix - affreight - aggiornamento - aggrieve - agistment - agreement - ailment - waiting consignment keep in mind - alignment - alignment graph - aliment - alimony - aline - allotment - allurement - amass - amazement - modification - ament - amerce - amortizement
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