by the way Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"by the way" in British English

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by the way

A2 used to ​introduce a new ​subject to be ​considered or to give ​furtherinformation: I ​think we've ​discussed everything we need to - by the way, what ​time is it? Oh, by the way, my name's Julie.
(Definition of by the way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"by the way" in American English

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by the way

used for ​introducing a ​statement or ​subject that may not be ​directlyrelated to the ​subject being ​discussed: By the way, I ​heard that Phyllis may be ​moving to Dallas.
(Definition of by the way from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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