ad·​di·​tion·​al·​ly | \ ə-ˈdish-nə-lē How to pronounce additionally (audio) , -ˈdi-shən-lē, ˈdi-shə-nᵊl-ē, a- \

Definition of additionally

: in or by way of addition : furthermore

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Examples of additionally in a Sentence

the diet recommends fruit juice for breakfast and, additionally, fresh fruit once a day
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First Known Use of additionally

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for additionally

additional + -ly entry 2

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The first known use of additionally was in 1646

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16 Jun 2021

Cite this Entry

“Additionally.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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