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further

adjective, adverb  us   /ˈfɜr·ðər/

further adjective, adverb (MORE)

more, extra, or additional; comparative of far : Call your local library for further information. To further complicate things, I locked my keys in the car. Not only did I arrive at my conclusions after careful thought, I took a further step and tested them.

further adjective, adverb (GREATER DISTANCE)

to a greater distance in space or time; comparative of far : I can’t run any further. Read a little further and it will begin to make sense.

further

verb [T]  us   /ˈfɜr·ðər/

further verb [T] (ENCOURAGE)

to help something to succeed; to advance something: She says the money would be a great help in furthering their cause.
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