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inasmuch as

conjunction
 
 
/ɪnəzˈmʌtʃˌəz/ formal
used to introduce a phrase that explains the degree to which something you have just said is true: They were strict about our appearance inasmuch as we weren't allowed to wear jewellery or make-up.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
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