furthermore

adverb
fur·​ther·​more | \ ˈfər-t͟hər-ˌmȯr How to pronounce furthermore (audio) , ˈfər-t͟hə- \

Definition of furthermore

: in addition to what precedes : besides She always arrives on time; furthermore, her work is always excellent.

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Examples of furthermore in a Sentence

I'm not interested in what you are selling, and furthermore, I asked your company not to contact me ever again.
Recent Examples on the Web Contemporary assessments, furthermore, reveal that with the interest from all the loans, which were not completely paid off until 1947, Haitians ended up paying more than twice the value of the colonists’ claims. Marlene Daut, The Conversation, "When France extorted Haiti – the greatest heist in history," 30 June 2020 Contemporary assessments, furthermore, reveal that with the interest from all the loans, which were not completely paid off until 1947, Haitians ended up paying more than twice the value of the colonists’ claims. Marlene Daut, Quartz Africa, "How France extorted Haiti for one of the greatest heists in geopolitical history," 3 July 2020 The country furthermore wants to boost its hydrogen filling station network, according to the draft. Brian Parkin, Bloomberg.com, "Germany Taps Hydrogen Subsidies in Race to Replace Fossil Fuel," 15 May 2020 So Wood demanded fair compensation, and furthermore, fair treatment on set. Valentina Valentini, Marie Claire, "Natalie Wood Deserves More Than the Legacy We Gave Her," 5 May 2020 John furthermore said his jet had been made carbon-neutral, which in of itself is a controversial move. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, "Meghan Markle hires Harvey Weinstein’s crisis P.R. firm as Prince Harry defends private plane travel ‘to keep my family safe’," 3 Sep. 2019 And furthermore, a big fine is inappropriate for some humble struggling mechanics. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, "Diesel Brothers Exhaust Their Defense in Truck Pollution Case," 11 Mar. 2020 And furthermore, no Democratic leader is going to replicate Republican Chairman Reince Priebus’s decision in early May 2016 to declare the GOP race over, even though Trump had yet to win a majority of the delegates. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, "The Media’s Lousy Election Analysis Is Damaging Political Discourse," 12 Feb. 2020 The platform's top trends report shows searches for short nails were up 46 percent in September and, furthermore, PopSugar reports that searches for gel manicures on short nails were up 230K percent(!) on the social media platform. Neha Prakash, Allure, "Gel Manicures on Short Nails Are the Most Popular Nail Trend for Fall," 16 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of furthermore

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of furthermore was in the 13th century

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11 Aug 2020

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“Furthermore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furthermore. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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furthermore

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English Language Learners Definition of furthermore

formal : in addition to what has been said

furthermore

adverb
fur·​ther·​more | \ ˈfər-t͟hər-ˌmȯr How to pronounce furthermore (audio) \

Kids Definition of furthermore

: moreover They came. Furthermore they came on time.

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