by dint of
phrasal by force of ; because of <
succeeded by dint of hard work
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • by dint of — BY MEANS OF, by virtue of, on account of, as a result of, as a consequence of, owing to, on the strength of, due to, thanks to, by; formal by reason of. → dint * * * preposition : through the force or power of he succeeded by dint of hard work *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • by dint of — (something) as a result of or because of something. By dint of hard work, I had risen to the position of district principal …   New idioms dictionary

  • by dint of — This means as a result of or because of : It would be good to think he d risen to position of Chief Executive by dint of hard work …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • by dint of — ► by dint of by means of. Main Entry: ↑dint …   English terms dictionary

  • by dint of — {prep.} By the exertion of; by the use of; through. * /By dint of sheer toughness and real courage, he lived through the jungle difficulties and dangers./ * /His success in college was largely by dint of hard study./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by dint of — {prep.} By the exertion of; by the use of; through. * /By dint of sheer toughness and real courage, he lived through the jungle difficulties and dangers./ * /His success in college was largely by dint of hard study./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by\ dint\ of — prep. By the exertion of; by the use of; through. By dint of sheer toughness and real courage, he lived through the jungle difficulties and dangers. His success in college was largely by dint of hard study …   Словарь американских идиом

  • by dint of — preposition By reason of; by means of. Nobs, by dint of much scrambling and one or two narrow escapes from death, had managed to follow us up the cliff and was now curled between me and the doorway, having devoured a piece of the dried meat,… …   Wiktionary

  • by dint of —    This means as a result of or because of : It would be good to think he d risen to position of Chief Executive by dint of hard work.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • by dint of — as a result of, because of    By dint of her efforts alone, this family is happy and healthy …   English idioms

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