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adverb [not gradable]  /hens/ fml us  

hence adverb [not gradable] (THEREFORE)

for this reason; therefore: A better working environment improves people’s performance, and hence productivity.

hence adverb [not gradable] (FROM NOW)

from this time: The project should be completed by next March, six months hence.
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