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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English-ery-ery /əri/ (also -ry) suffix [in nouns] 🔊 🔊 1 SITUATIONa quality or condition 🔊 bravery (=the quality of being brave) 🔊 slavery (=the condition of being a slave)2 COLLECTthings of a particular kind 🔊 machinery (=different types of machines) 🔊 all her finery (=beautiful clothes)3 PLACEa place where a particular activity happens 🔊 a bakery (=where bread is baked) 🔊 an oil refinery
Examples from the Corpus
-erya fish hatcheryher finerymodern machinery
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