plusplus1 /plʌs/ ●●●S1W2AWL preposition 🔊 🔊 1HMCOUNT/CALCULATEused to show that one number or amount is added to another opp minus 🔊 Three plus six equals nine (3 + 6 = 9). 🔊 The total cost was $10,000, plus 14% interest.2AND/ALSOand also 🔊 There 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 plus 🔊 Some knowledge of Spanish is a definite plus in this job.2HMCOUNT/CALCULATEa plussign opp minus
plusplus3 ●○○AWL adjective 🔊 🔊 1ADVANTAGE[only before noun] used to talk about an advantage or good feature of a thing or situation opp minus 🔊 Another 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 number 🔊 an income of $50,000 plus 🔊 Most children start school when they’re five plus.3MORE THAN A NUMBER OR AMOUNTmore than zero – used especially when talking about temperatures opp minus 🔊 Daytime 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 Longman 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).