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Meaning of “besides” - Learner’s Dictionary

besides

adverb     /bɪˈsaɪdz/
ANOTHER REASON
B1 used to give another reason for something: She won't mind if you're late - besides, it's not your fault.Also, extra, and in addition
ALSO
B1 in addition to: Besides looking after the children, she also runs a successful business.Also, extra, and in addition
(Definition of besides adverb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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