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[mawr-oh-ver, mohr-, mawr-oh-ver, mohr-] /mɔrˈoʊ vər, moʊr-, ˈmɔrˌoʊ vər, ˈmoʊr-/
adverb
1.
in addition to what has been said; further; besides.
Origin of moreover
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English more over. See more, over
Synonyms
See besides.
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  • She had no aptitude for aimlessness, and moreover thought it vulgar.

    The Tragic Muse Henry James
  • moreover, she will never again have opportunity to exert influence over me.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • moreover, the saddest of precisians could find no fault with the conduct of the shop.

  • She divined him, moreover, to be a blend of boldness and timidity.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • moreover it is a little out of the ordinary, and all-American.

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British Dictionary definitions for moreover

moreover

/mɔːˈrəʊvə/
sentence connector
1.
in addition to what has already been said; furthermore
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Word Origin and History for moreover
adv.

late 14c., in phrase and yit more ouer "there is more to say;" from more (adv.) + over (adv.). Written as one word from late 14c.

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