Meaning of “thus” in the English Dictionary


"thus" in English

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uk /ðʌs/ us /ðʌs/ formal

in this way:

Bend from the waist, thus.

B2 with this result:

They planned to reduce staff and thus to cut costs.
thus far

as far as this or until now:

We haven't had any problems thus far.

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

"thus" in American English

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thusadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ðʌs/ fml

in this way, or with this result:

This plan will reduce waste, and thus cut costs.


(Definition of “thus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)