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furthor; related to forth
more, or to a greater degree
A spokesman declined to comment until the evidence could be studied further.
The flavour of the wine is further improved during the aging period.
Whaling in Australia was stopped. But the Australian government
said or did something more extreme
and proposed a global ban.
further into/away etc
further and further
take something further
to take action at a more serious or higher level, especially in order to get the result you want
The police do not propose to
take something a stage/step further
Critics want the government to take this one stage further and ban the film altogether.
a greater distance, or beyond a particular place
They walked a little further.
further up/away/along etc
His farm is located further away from Riobamba than his brother's.
His hands moved further down her back.
They've never been further south than San Diego.
into the past or the future
further back/on/ahead etc
Five years further on, a cure has still not been found.
The records don't go any further back than 1960.
It might be a sign, much
further down the road
in the future
, of a change in policy.
used to introduce something additional that you want to talk about
Butter sales have fallen because margarine has improved in flavor. Further, butter consumption has decreased because of links to heart disease.
further to something
used in letters to mention a previous letter, conversation etc about the same matter
Further to your letter of February 5th, we can confirm your order.
nothing could be further from the truth
used when you want to say that something is completely untrue
People often described him as a bitter academic, but nothing could be further from the truth.
nothing could be/is further from somebody's mind/thoughts
used to emphasize that someone is not thinking about or intending something
something must not go any further
used to say that something you are telling someone is secret or private
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