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English definition of “in the light of sth”

in the light of sth

(US usually in light of)
C1 because of: In the light of recent incidents, we are asking our customers to take particular care of their personal belongings.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
(Definition of in the light of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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