further

further
further [ˈfɜ:ðər]
comparative of far
1. adverb
   a. = farther
   b. ( = more) plus
• he questioned us no further il ne nous a pas posé d'autres questions
• without troubling any further sans plus se tracasser
• I got no further with him je ne suis arrivé à rien de plus avec lui
• until you hear further jusqu'à nouvel avis
• we heard nothing further from him nous n'avons pas eu d'autres nouvelles de lui
• this mustn't go any further il ne faut pas que cela aille plus loin
• I think we should take this matter further je pense que nous devrions poursuivre cette affaire
• to study/examine an issue further approfondir l'étude/l'examen d'une question
• further to your letter comme suite à votre lettre
2. adjective
( = additional) nouveau (nouvelle f), supplémentaire
• until further notice jusqu'à nouvel ordre
• without further delay sans plus attendre
• without further ado sans plus de cérémonie
• upon further consideration après plus ample réflexion
• awaiting further details en attendant de plus amples détails
• please send me further details of ... (in letter) veuillez m'envoyer de plus amples renseignements concernant ...
3. transitive verb
[+ one's interests, a cause] servir
4. compounds
► further education noun enseignement m postscolaire
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['fɜːðə(r)] 1.
adverb (comparative of far)
1) (a greater distance) (also farther) lit, fig plus loin

how much further is it? — c'est encore loin?

how much further have they got to go? — est-ce qu'ils vont encore loin?

to get further and further away — s'éloigner de plus en plus

further back/forward — plus en arrière/en avant

further away ou off — plus loin

further on — encore plus loin

I'll go so far but no further — j'irai jusque là mais pas plus loin

she didn't get any further with him than I did — elle n'est arrivée à rien de plus avec lui que moi

we're further forward than we thought — on est plus avancé qu'on ne le pensait

2) (in time) (also farther)

further back than 1964 — avant 1964

a year further on — un an plus tard

we must look further ahead — nous devons regarder plus vers l'avenir

I haven't read further than page twenty — je n'ai pas lu au-delà de la page vingt

3) (to a greater extent)

prices fell (even) further — les prix ont baissé encore plus

we will enquire further into the matter — nous nous renseignerons davantage sur la question

4) (furthermore) de plus, en outre
2.
adjective (comparative of far)
1) (additional)

a further 500 people — 500 personnes de plus

further changes — d'autres changements

there have been further allegations that — il y a eu de nouvelles allégations selon lesquelles

further research — des recherches plus approfondies

further details can be obtained by writing to the manager — pour plus de renseignements, adressez-vous à la direction

to have no further use for something — ne plus avoir besoin de quelque chose

without further delay — sans plus attendre

there's nothing further to discuss — il n'y a rien d'autre à discuter

2) (more distant) (also farther) autre
3.
transitive verb augmenter [chances]; faire avancer [career, plan]; servir [cause]
4.
further to prepositional phrase sout suite à

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