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Definition of Whereas:

  1. At which place; where.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.


whilst, because, now, although, seeing, and/or, while on the contrary, as long as, conjunction, and, when, coordinating conjunction, assuming, when in fact, inasmuch as, being, seen against something, causal, correlative, albeit, for, insomuch as, by/in contrast, though, than, compared with/to, forasmuch as, considering, relative, much as, howbeit, next to, 'cause, while, relatively, as, considering that, the... the..., notwithstanding.

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