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"therefore" in British English

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thereforeadverb

uk   /ˈðeə.fɔːr/  us   /ˈðer.fɔːr/
B1 for that ​reason: We were ​unable to get ​funding and therefore had to ​abandon the ​project.

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(Definition of therefore from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"therefore" in American English

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thereforeadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈðeərˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/
as a ​result; because of that; for that ​reason: We were ​unable to get ​funding and therefore had to ​abandon the ​project.
(Definition of therefore from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “therefore”
in Arabic لِذَلِكَ…
in Korean 그러므로…
in Portuguese portanto…
in Catalan per tant…
in Japanese だから, したがって…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因此,因而,所以…
in Turkish onun için, bu nedenle, bu yüzden…
in Russian поэтому, следовательно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因此,因而,所以…
in Italian perciò…
in Polish z tego powodu, dlatego (też)…
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