inasmuch as
conjunction Date: 14th century 1. in the degree that ; insofar as 2. in view of the fact that ; since

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  • inasmuch as — is a rather formal and awkward expression meaning ‘to the extent that, in so far as’ or more simply ‘in view of the fact that, since’. The preferred style is two words (as here) rather than four, since this underlines the unity of the expression …   Modern English usage

  • inasmuch as — since, *because, for, as …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inasmuch as — [in΄əz much′ az΄] adv., conj. 1. seeing that; since; because 2. to the extent that …   English World dictionary

  • inasmuch as — {conj.} 1. See: INSOFAR AS. 2. also[for as much as] {formal} Because; for the reason that; since. * /Inasmuch as this is your team, you have the right to choose your own captain./ * /Inasmuch as the waves are high, I shall not go out in the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • inasmuch as — {conj.} 1. See: INSOFAR AS. 2. also[for as much as] {formal} Because; for the reason that; since. * /Inasmuch as this is your team, you have the right to choose your own captain./ * /Inasmuch as the waves are high, I shall not go out in the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • inasmuch\ as — conj 1. See: insofar as 2. • for as much as formal Because; for the reason that; since. Inasmuch as this is your team, you have the right to choose your own captain. Inasmuch as the waves are high, I shall not go out in the boat …   Словарь американских идиом

  • inasmuch as — [[t]ɪ̱nəzmʌ̱tʃ æz[/t]] also in as much as PHR CONJ SUBORD You use inasmuch as to introduce a statement which explains something you have just said, and adds to it. [FORMAL] We were doubly lucky inasmuch as my friend was living on the island and… …   English dictionary

  • inasmuch as — |inəz|məchəz conjunction Etymology: Middle English in as muche as 1. : in the degree that : insofar as everything else that is desired is desired inasmuch as it leads to pleasure Times Literary Supplement 2. : in …   Useful english dictionary

  • inasmuch as — in|as|much as [ ,ınəz mʌtʃ æz ] conjunction FORMAL 1. ) used for adding a comment that explains or makes clearer what you have just said: IN THAT: This made my work easier, inasmuch as it was not necessary for me to make further inquiries. 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inasmuch as — conjunction a) because of the fact that; since Inasmuch as I already know you, I shall call you Jim, not James. b) to the extent that; insofar as You will improve, only inasmuch as you practice …   Wiktionary

  • inasmuch as — UK [ˌɪnəzˈmʌtʃ æz] / US conjunction formal 1) used for adding a comment that explains or makes clearer what you have just said This made my task easier, inasmuch as it was not necessary for me to make further inquiries. 2) used for adding a… …   English dictionary

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