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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: affixare, from Latin affigere, from ad- 'to' + figere 'to fasten'

affix

1 verb
     
af‧fix1 [transitive often passive]
formal to fasten or stick something to something else
affix something to something
A label must be affixed to all parcels.

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