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Meaning of “inasmuch as” in the English Dictionary

"inasmuch as" in British English

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inasmuch asconjunction

uk   us   /ɪ.nəˈsmʌtʃ.əz/ formal
used to ​introduce a phrase that ​explains why or how much something ​described in another ​part of the ​sentence is ​true: Inasmuch as you are ​theircommandingofficer, you are ​responsible for the ​behaviour of these men.
(Definition of inasmuch as from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inasmuch as" in American English

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inasmuch asconjunction

 us   /ˌɪn·əzˈmʌtʃ əz/ fml
used to show why or in what ​limited way the other ​part of the ​sentence is ​true: Inasmuch as ​funding is not ​available, ​buildingplans have been ​delayed.
(Definition of inasmuch as from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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