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whereas

conjunction uk   /weərˈæz/  us   /werˈæz/
B2 compared with the fact that; but: He must be about 60, whereas his wife looks about 30. You eat a massive plate of food for lunch, whereas I have just a sandwich.
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in Korean 반면에…
in Arabic في حين…
in Portuguese enquanto…
in Catalan mentre que…
in Japanese 他方では, ~であるのに対して…
in Italian mentre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儘管, 但是, 卻…
in Russian в то время как, тогда как…
in Turkish halbuki, oysa, ama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽管, 但是, 却…
in Polish podczas gdy, natomiast…
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