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therebyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˌðeərˈbaɪ/
because of this; as a ​result of this ​action: They had ​failed to ​agree to a ​settlement, thereby ​throwing 250 ​people out of ​work.
(Definition of thereby from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"thereby" in British English

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therebyadverb

uk   /ˌðeəˈbaɪ/  us   /ˌðer-/ formal or old-fashioned
C1 as a ​result of this ​action: Diets that are high in ​saturatedfatclog up ​ourarteries, thereby reducing the ​bloodflow to ​ourhearts and ​brains.
(Definition of thereby from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thereby”
in Chinese (Simplified) 因此,由此, 从而…
in Turkish böylece, bu yüzden, bu nedenle…
in Russian таким образом…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因此,由此, 從而…
in Polish w ten sposób…
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