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además

Translation of además in English:

adverbio/adverb

  • 1estudia y además trabaja she's working as well as studying es caro y además no te queda bien it's expensive, and anyway o/or besides, it doesn't look right on you además ¿a mí qué me importa? anyway, what do I care? recuerdo, además, que iba vestida de azul I remember, moreover, that she was wearing blue o/or furthermore, I remember that she was wearing blue señaló, además, que su objetivo era … he indicated, furthermore o/or moreover, that his aim was to … [formal] se casó con ella por el dinero, … y es que además te lo dice he married her for her money, and what's more, he'll tell you so himself
  • 2además de besides, apart from además de caro, es feo y demasiado grande not only is it expensive, it's also ugly and too big, besides being expensive, it's also ugly and too bigademás de + infinitivo/infinitive además de hacerte mal, engorda apart from o as well as o besides being bad for you, it's also fattening

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