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“whereas” in British English

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(Definition of “whereas” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whereasconjunction

us /hweərˈæz, weər-/

compared with the fact that; but:

In Los Angeles, a chief cause of this pollution is paved-road dust, whereas in San Diego, it's smoke from fireplaces.

(Definition of “whereas” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)