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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
1150-1200; Middle English; see further, more Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for furthermore


in addition; moreover
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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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