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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Furnishing support or assistance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Providing support.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Supporting; sustaining.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. furnishing support or assistance


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