Meaning of “wherein” in the English Dictionary

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"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 gazed once more around the room, wherein were assembled his entire family.
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)