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adverb farther pronunciation in British English /ˈfɑː(r)ðə(r)/
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  1. 1
    in or to a place that is more distant
    The children were too tired to walk any farther.
    I live farther up the road.
    I wanted to talk to them, but I didn’t get farther than the front door.
    farther away/apart/ahead etc: An owl hooted nearby, and was answered by another farther away.
    farther north/south/east/west: The Mexican border is 200 miles farther south.
  2. 2
    to or at a more distant time in the past or future
    Looking farther into the future, we plan to expand into Europe.
  3. 3
    They’re even farther to the right than the present government.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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