moreover

more|o|ver
W2 [mo:rˈəuvə US -ˈouvər] adv [sentence adverb] formal
in addition - used to introduce information that adds to or supports what has previously been said
The rent is reasonable and, moreover, the location is perfect.
The source of the information is irrelevant. Moreover, the information need not be confidential.
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HINT sense 1
Moreover is very formal and not common in spoken English. Use besides or also instead.
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Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Moreover — More*o ver, adv. [More + over.] Beyond what has been said; further; besides; in addition; furthermore; also; likewise. [1913 Webster] Moreover, he hath left you all his walks. Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: {Besides}, {Moreover}. Usage: Of the two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moreover — index also Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moreover — (adv.) late 14c., in phrase and yit more ouer there is more to say; from MORE (Cf. more) (adv.) + OVER (Cf. over) (adv.). Written as one word from late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

  • moreover — besides, furthermore, likewise, *also, too …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • moreover — [adv] additionally also, as well, besides, by the same token*, further, furthermore, in addition, likewise, more, to boot*, too, what is more*, withal, yet; concepts 544,772 …   New thesaurus

  • moreover — ► ADVERB ▪ as a further matter; besides …   English terms dictionary

  • moreover — [môr ō′vər] adv. in addition to what has been said; besides; further; also: used with conjunctive force …   English World dictionary

  • moreover — adverb (sentence adverb) formal a word meaning in addition , used to introduce information that adds to or supports what has previously been said: The rent is reasonable and, moreover, the location is perfect. USAGE NOTE: MOREOVER FORMALITY… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • moreover — [[t]mɔːro͟ʊvə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADV: ADV with cl (not last in cl) You use moreover to introduce a piece of information that adds to or supports the previous statement. [FORMAL] She saw that there was indeed a man immediately behind her. Moreover, he… …   English dictionary

  • moreover — more|o|ver [ mɔr ouvər ] adverb FORMAL *** used for introducing an additional and important fact that supports or emphasizes what you have just said: There is growing opposition to capital punishment. Moreover, there is now evidence that many… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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