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English definition of “far”

far

adverb (AMOUNT)    /fɑːr/ US  /fɑːr/ (farther, farthest or further, furthest)
B2 very much: This car is far better than our old one. It cost far more (money) than I could afford. He loses his temper far too often. I'd far rather/sooner go to the theatre than watch a DVD.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions by far B2 by a great amount: They are by far the best students in the class.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of far adverb (AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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