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[sentence adverb] In addition; besides (used to introduce a fresh consideration in an argument):‘It was also a highly desirable political end. Furthermore, it gave the English a door into France’
moreover, further, what's more, also, additionally, in addition, besides, as well, too, to boot, on top of that, over and above that, into the bargain, by the same tokenwithal, forbyeView synonyms
- ‘His work on militarism is furthermore significant because he designed his arguments explicitly to rebut the Marxist line on the subject.’
- ‘Critics often claim, furthermore, that the characters are more like types than real, multidimensional people.’
- ‘It was furthermore confirmed that the concentration was more than 250 times higher than acceptable presence limit.’
- ‘It is also, furthermore, far better than the usability of the runway at W.H. Bramble or Blackburne Airport.’
- ‘Unlike many Welsh poets, he wrote in Welsh rather than English, and furthermore, in the Welsh bardic tradition.’
- ‘The landscape of cities throughout the world, furthermore, varies considerably.’
- ‘There is, furthermore, no indication that rules limiting booze have any effect on, say, road injuries.’
- ‘It seems to confirm that he is indeed trying to say what he means and furthermore that he wants the rest of us to be clear what that is.’
- ‘This is a town, not a village, and, furthermore, a town which people are fast trying to make into a place to be entertained.’
- ‘But he knew that the aspect of the castle was the wrong one and that furthermore the road was between the castle and the hotel.’
- ‘In the process, furthermore, they consistently overcame schools with five or six times as many pupils on their books.’
- ‘The parents should furthermore be vigilant and cautious in viewing programmes on cable TV.’
- ‘Demographic data can furthermore be used to help choose a location to place a new retail store.’
- ‘Every attempt to turn back the time and, furthermore, to restore totalitarian communism is absurd.’
- ‘Similar arguments are made, furthermore, in other areas of responsibility.’
- ‘And furthermore, Adam has a write-up about similar types of record projects, with pictures.’
- ‘I said that the there are costs to democracy; furthermore, they are quite high.’
- ‘I'm neither studious nor detached, and, furthermore, I rather think I am a fool.’
- ‘In the making of domestic policy, furthermore, he is often at sea.’
- ‘He was under the impression, furthermore, that England was infinitely wealthy, which was not the case.’
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