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Meaning of “wherein” in the English Dictionary

"wherein" in British English

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whereinadverb, conjunction

uk   /weəˈrɪn/  us   /werˈɪn/ old use or formal
in which, or in which ​part: He ​gazedonce more around the ​room, wherein were ​assembled his ​entirefamily. He was ​certainly a ​pleasant man but wherein ​lay his ​charms, she ​wondered.
(Definition of wherein from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wherein" in American English

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whereinconjunction

 us   /hweərˈɪn, weər-/
in which, or in which ​part: The ​industry will have a ​situation wherein many ​companies will be ​unable to ​afford to ​stay in ​business.
(Definition of wherein from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wherein”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在哪方面,在哪里…
in Turkish ki onun içinde, ...in bulunduğu…
in Russian в чем…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在哪方面,在哪裡…
in Polish gdzie, w którym…
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