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Whereas (IPA: /hwɛˈɹæz/, /wɛˈɹæz/)


Whereas (adv.)

At which place; where.

Whereas (conj.)

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.

Whereas (conj.)

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.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A scientist studies what is, whereas an engineer creates what never was." - Theodore von Kármán

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All four of those are on grass, whereas I have to play some on a hard court!" - Roger Federer

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas children you never know where you are." - Animals

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live." - Eating

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Cultural evolution is Lamarckian and very fast, whereas biological evolution is Darwinian and usually very slow." - E. O. Wilson


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