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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.


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