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whereby

adverb, conjunction uk   /weəˈbaɪ/ us    /wer-/
C2 by which way or method: They've set up a plan whereby you can spread the cost over a period. We need to devise some sort of system whereby people can liaise with each other. not standard in which, or with which: It's put me in a position whereby I can't afford to take a job.
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