Meaning of “therefore” in the English Dictionary

"therefore" in English

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thereforeadverb

uk /ˈðeə.fɔːr/ us /ˈðer.fɔːr/

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

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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)

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Responsibility therefore lies primarily on that level; it is also most clear-cut there and forms part of national policy with which the citizen can identify.
We therefore do have enough time.
In our view, breast implants are therefore an issue, important though it is, that is better dealt with at national level.
I have therefore voted against the resolution.
I therefore think that it is courageous and commendable that the rapporteur has managed to keep both feet on the ground.
Most countries now allow partners to be officially registered and this category therefore needs to be included in the definition of family members.
Therefore it is academic.
We therefore have to realise that persistence is needed at times when our policies may be able to bring about practical results which do not in turn foster new crises.
What we want to highlight, therefore, is the need for a substantive dialogue on the future of security at international level and how we intend to combat these problems.
We have therefore rejected this report.