moreover

[[t]mɔːro͟ʊvə(r)[/t]]
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ADV: ADV with cl (not last in cl)
You use moreover to introduce a piece of information that adds to or supports the previous statement. [FORMAL]

She saw that there was indeed a man immediately behind her. Moreover, he was observing her strangely...

The young find everything so simple. The young, moreover, see it as their duty to be happy and do their best to be so.

Syn:
furthermore, what is more

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  • moreover — more|o|ver W2 [mo:rˈəuvə US ˈouvər] adv [sentence adverb] formal in addition used to introduce information that adds to or supports what has previously been said ▪ The rent is reasonable and, moreover, the location is perfect. ▪ The source of the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • moreover — more|o|ver [ mɔr ouvər ] adverb FORMAL *** used for introducing an additional and important fact that supports or emphasizes what you have just said: There is growing opposition to capital punishment. Moreover, there is now evidence that many… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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