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[fur-th er-mawr, -mohr] /ˈfɜr ðərˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr/
moreover; besides; in addition:
Furthermore, he left orders not to be disturbed.
Origin of furthermore
Middle English word dating back to 1150-1200; See origin at further, more Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • furthermore, events are related which took place after Joshua's death.

  • furthermore, another cab seemed to have been requisitioned for the chase.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • I'm inclined to question, furthermore, the assertion that these jewels were your mother's.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • furthermore it was immediately demonstrated that his impudence had not deserted him.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • We have, furthermore, been able to supply at the current rate without any serious loss.

    Roden's Corner Henry Seton Merriman
British Dictionary definitions for furthermore


in addition; moreover
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for furthermore

c.1200, from further + more.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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