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"because" in American English

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becauseconjunction

 us   /bɪˈkɔz/
for the reason that: "Why did you throw it?" "Because Carlos told me to." We can’t go to Julia’s party because we’re going away that weekend.
because of
preposition
as a result of: The trip was canceled because of bad weather.
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"because" in British English

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becauseconjunction

uk   /bɪˈkəz/ /bɪˈkɒz/  us   /bɪˈkɑːz/
A1 for the reason that: "Why did you do it?" "Because Carlos told me to". We can't go to Julia's party because we're going away that weekend. Just because I'm lending you my dress for tonight doesn't mean you can borrow it whenever you want to.informal Where've you been, because (= the reason I am asking is that) we haven't seen you recently?

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Translations of “because”
in Korean 왜냐하면…
in Arabic لِأنَّ, بِسَبَب…
in Malaysian kerana…
in French parce que…
in Russian потому что…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因為,由於…
in Italian perché…
in Turkish çünkü…
in Polish bo, ponieważ…
in Spanish porque…
in Vietnamese bởi vì…
in Portuguese porque…
in Thai เพราะว่า…
in German weil…
in Catalan perquè…
in Japanese なぜなら, ~なので…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因为,由于…
in Indonesian karena…
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