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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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