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whereas

conjunction uk   /weərˈæz/ us    /werˈæz/
B2 compared with the fact that; but: He must be about 60, whereas his wife looks about 30. You eat a massive plate of food for lunch, whereas I have just a sandwich.Connecting words which express a contrast
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