further

further
further [{{t}}'fɜ:ðə(r)]
plus loin1(a) plus1(b) de plus1(d) plus éloigné2(a) additionnel2(b) avancer3 suite à4
1 adverb (compar of far)
(a) (at a greater distance in space, time) plus loin;
I walked further than I intended to je suis allé plus loin que je n'en avais l'intention;
further to the south plus au sud;
she's never been further north than Leicester elle n'est jamais allée plus au nord que Leicester;
further along the beach plus loin sur la plage;
how much further is it? c'est encore loin?;
have you much further to go? vous allez encore loin?;
he got further and further away from the shore il a continué à s'éloigner de la rive;
to move further away s'éloigner;
she moved further back elle a reculé encore plus;
further back than 1960 avant 1960;
further forward, further on plus en avant, plus loin;
{{}}figurative{{}} she's further on than the rest of the students elle est en avance sur les autres étudiants;
I've got no further with finding a nanny mes recherches pour trouver une nourrice n'ont pas beaucoup avancé;
that doesn't get us much further cela ne nous avance pas beaucoup;
nothing could be further from the truth rien n'est moins vrai;
nothing could be further from my mind j'étais bien loin de penser à ça
(b) (more) plus, davantage;
I have nothing further to say je n'ai rien à ajouter, je n'ai rien d'autre ou rien de plus à dire;
don't try my patience any further ne pousse pas ma patience à bout, n'abuse pas de ma patience;
the police want to question him further la police veut encore l'interroger;
she heard nothing further from her sister elle n'a pas eu d'autres nouvelles de sa sœur;
I want nothing further to do with him je ne veux plus avoir affaire à lui;
add water to the wine to make it go further allongez le vin d'eau;
until you hear further jusqu'à nouvel avis;
unless you hear further sauf avis contraire
(c) (to a greater degree)
her arrival only complicated things further son arrivée n'a fait que compliquer les choses;
play was further interrupted by rain le jeu fut à nouveau interrompu par la pluie
(d) {{}}formal{{}} (moreover) de plus, en outre;
and further I think it best we don't see each other again et de plus ou et en outre je crois qu'il vaut mieux que nous ne nous voyions plus
(e) (idioms)
I would go even further and say he's a genius j'irais même jusqu'à dire que c'est un génie;
we need to go further into the matter il faut approfondir davantage la question;
I'll go no further (move) je n'irai pas plus loin; (say nothing more) je vais en rester là;
this information must go no further cette information doit rester entre nous ou ne doit pas être divulguée
2 adjective (compar of far)
(a) (more distant) plus éloigné, plus lointain;
she walked to the further end of the room elle est allée à l'autre bout de la pièce
(b) (additional → comments, negotiations) additionnel, autre; (→ information, news) supplémentaire, complémentaire;
do you have any further questions? avez-vous d'autres questions à poser?;
I need a further £900 j'ai encore besoin de neuf cents livres;
upon further consideration à la réflexion, après plus ample réflexion;
I have no further use for it je ne m'en sers plus, je n'en ai plus besoin ou l'usage;
she needs one or two further details elle a besoin d'un ou deux autres petits renseignements;
I would like further details of the programme j'aimerais avoir quelques précisions ou indications supplémentaires sur le programme;
for further information, phone this number pour tout renseignement complémentaire, appelez ce numéro;
please send me further information concerning the project veuillez m'envoyer de plus amples renseignements sur ou concernant le projet;
esp {{}}Military{{}} to await further orders attendre les ordres;
without further delay sans autre délai, sans plus attendre;
until further notice jusqu'à nouvel ordre;
without further ado sans plus de cérémonie;
without further warning sans plus d'avertissement
3 transitive verb
(cause, one's interests) avancer, servir, favoriser; (career) servir, favoriser; (chances) augmenter
4 further to preposition
{{}}formal{{}} suite à;
further to your letter of 12 July suite à votre lettre du 12 juillet;
further to our discussion/conversation suite à notre discussion/conversation
►► {{}}British{{}} further education
1 noun
enseignement m postscolaire
2 compound-forming noun
(class) d'éducation permanente;
further education college centre m de formation continue

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