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"Also" is an adverb which is often translated as "también", and "in addition" is a phrase which is often translated as "además". Learn more about the difference between "also" and "in addition" below.
also(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (too)
a. también
The suspects are also believed to have attacked a second person that night.Se cree que los sospechosos también atacaron a una segunda persona aquella noche.
2. (moreover)
a. además
I should say also that I'm going to need to take a few personal days.Debería decir además que voy a necesitar tomar algunos días personales.
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in addition(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (adverbial)
a. además
In addition, the school will offer food and beverage on the field trip.La escuela ofrecerá además comida y bebida en el paseo.
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