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[mawr-oh-ver, mohr-, mawr-oh-ver, mohr-] /mɔrˈoʊ vər, moʊr-, ˈmɔrˌoʊ vər, ˈmoʊr-/
in addition to what has been said; further; besides.
Origin of moreover
1325-75; Middle English more over. See more, over
See besides. Unabridged
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  • moreover whoever is reviewing the cv ought to know the journals and their respective level.
  • moreover it's first time that astronomers have won the prize.
  • moreover he has strong intention to have it always with himself in case of rain.
  • Both vetoes moreover reflected lifelong opposition to civil rights legislation.
  • moreover the quake did not strike so close to the country's capital city.
  • moreover the training develops the nerve nets between these structures and helps the brain to function in a more unified way.
  • moreover, the effects of global warming on the polar regions are likely to have major repercussions in the rest of the world.
  • moreover, they immediately believe the clear evidence of their senses.
  • moreover, using online news is correlated with better performance even among better educated people.
  • moreover, the sun is a madhouse of electromagnetic activity.
British Dictionary definitions for moreover


sentence connector
in addition to what has already been said; furthermore
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Word Origin and History for moreover

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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