Whereas

Definition of Whereas

Where`as´
adv.1.At which place; where.
At last they came whereas that lady bode.
- Spenser.
conj.1.Considering that; it being the case that; since; - used to introduce a preamble which is the basis of declarations, affirmations, commands, requests, or like, that follow.
2.When in fact; while on the contrary; the case being in truth that; although; - implying opposition to something that precedes; or implying recognition of facts, sometimes followed by a different statement, and sometimes by inferences or something consequent.
Are not those found to be the greatest zealots who are most notoriously ignorant? whereas true zeal should always begin with true knowledge.
- Sprat.

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albeit, although, as, as far as, as long as, as things go, at which time, because, being as how, boundary condition, catch, cause, clause, condition, considering, donnee, during which time, escalator clause, escape clause, escape hatch, fine print, for, forasmuch as, given, grounds, howbeit, in that, inasmuch as, insofar as, insomuch as, joker, kicker, limiting condition, now, obligation, parameter, parce que, prerequisite, provision, provisions, proviso, requisite, saving clause, seeing, seeing as how, seeing that, since, sine qua non, small print, specification, stipulation, string, terms, the while, ultimatum, when, while, whilst
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