and otherwise

idiom

used to refer to something that is additional to something already mentioned
The company has been having problems, financial and otherwise, for several years.

Examples of and otherwise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As such, there’s a lot that other organizations – retailers and otherwise – can learn from Walmart. Bernard Marr, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 The hapless Garvey simply drifts along, carried by Schiff’s draft and otherwise unable to mount any kind argument for himself. Jim Newton, The Mercury News, 15 Feb. 2024 The undermining of democracy is also more insidious, less about pushing communities toward a specific candidate than sowing distrust in the system itself—which leads fewer people to vote and otherwise suppresses civic participation. Nicole Tisdale, WIRED, 12 Feb. 2024 The risks and uncertainties described above may be amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused significant economic uncertainty, or other pandemics, supply chain disruptions from the Ukraine war and otherwise, and ongoing volatility in the stock markets and the U.S. economy in general. Kansas City Star, 25 Jan. 2024 Run by Catholic nuns, the mostly for-profit laundries used unmarried, pregnant and otherwise ostracized women for hard, unpaid labor, often after mothers were forcibly separated from their children. Chris Vognar, New York Times, 18 Jan. 2024 In theory, this government would be less corrupt and more efficient than the current PA leadership, focusing on providing services, establishing law and order, and otherwise building institutions to replace those established by Hamas. Daniel Byman, Foreign Affairs, 4 Jan. 2024 Still, even outside of those few crucial pages, the plot is infused with driving, aimless and otherwise. Emma Copley Eisenberg, The Atlantic, 23 Jan. 2024 In late October, several orcas spent the better part of an hour ramming and otherwise roughing up a yacht called the Grazie Mamma II, off the Moroccan coast. Rachel Riederer, The New Yorker, 28 Dec. 2023 See More

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“And otherwise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/and%20otherwise. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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