A adv (comparative of far)
1 (to or at a greater physical distance) (also farther) plus loin ; I can't go any further je ne peux pas aller plus loin ; John walked further than me John a marché plus loin que moi ; 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 north plus (loin) au nord ; further back/forward plus en arrière/en avant ; further away ou off plus loin, plus éloigné ; further on encore plus loin ; to move further back reculer encore ;
2 fig (at or to a more advanced point) (also farther) I'll go so far but no further j'irai jusque là mais pas plus loin ; the government went even further le gouvernement est allé encore 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 ; all that work and we're no further forward tout ce travail ne nous a pas avancés du tout ; nothing could be further from the truth/from my mind rien n'est plus loin or éloigné de la vérité/de mes pensées ;
3 (to or at a greater distance 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 ;
4 (to a greater extent, even more) prices fell/increased (even) further les prix ont baissé/ont augmenté encore plus ; his refusal to co-operate angered them further son refus de coopérer les a agacés encore plus ; we will enquire further into the matter nous nous renseignerons davantage sur la question ; I won't delay you any further je ne vous retarderai pas davantage ; they didn't question him any further ils ne l'ont pas questionné davantage or plus avant ;
5 (in addition, furthermore) de plus, en outre ; the company further agrees to… en outre, l'entreprise accepte de… ; she further argued that de plus, elle a affirmé que ; further, I must say that de plus or en outre, je dois dire que.
B adj (comparative of far)
1 (additional) a further 10%/500 people encore 10%/500 personnes, 10%/500 personnes de plus ; further reforms/changes/increases/questions d'autres réformes/changements/augmentations/questions ; 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 sth ne plus avoir besoin de qch ; without further delay sans plus attendre ; there's nothing further to discuss il n'y a rien d'autre à discuter ; is there anything further? c'est tout? ;
2 (more distant) (also farther) autre ; the further end/bank/side l'autre bout/rive/côté.
C further to sout suite à ; further to your letter of 2nd May suite à votre lettre du 2 mai.
D vtr augmenter [chances] ; faire avancer [career, plan] ; servir [cause].

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