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Vocabulary Suffix -or Exercises are at the developing stage of learning English focusing on the basic vocabulary and structures for social interaction and academic experiences.

Suffix –or in English is sometimes confused with –er because they are used for the same purpose and pronounced the same. They are used by lawyers and scientists, rather than using common words which use –er.

For example:
actor, author, doctor, mentor, sailor, tutor

Difficult words:
collaborator, facilitator, moderator

Law words:
collector, creditor, vendor

Scientific words:
calculator, resistor, transistor

Suffix -or | English Vocabulary and Spelling

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