fur·​ther·​more ˈfər-t͟hər-ˌmȯr How to pronounce furthermore (audio)
: in addition to what precedes : besides
She always arrives on time; furthermore, her work is always excellent.

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.
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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Furthermore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furthermore. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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fur·​ther·​more ˈfər-t͟hə(r)-ˌmō(ə)r How to pronounce furthermore (audio)
: in addition to what precedes : moreover

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