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English definition of “insofar as”

insofar as

adverb [not gradable]    /ˌɪn·soʊˈfɑr ˌæz, əz/ fml
to the degree that: She had done her best to comfort him, insofar as she was able.
(Definition of insofar as adverb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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