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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHEREAS

For whereas three candidates were in nomination, the ballots were forming but two piles.

She defended the weak because they were weak, whereas he would have had her defend the truth because it was the truth.

Whereas them medical doctors' wives don't flop—catch 'em at it!

Whereas, my poor mamma, everything is ended when one gets old.

Love has been with you the sole end of love; whereas it ought to be the beginning of power.

But whereas she knew that Vere was doing so, Vere could not know that she was.

Whereas the rich man is supposed to be a gentleman who can afford to be ill.

Whereas the bad and ignorant will desire to gain more than both?

Whereas true love is a love of beauty and order—temperate and harmonious?

Whereas the physician and the carpenter have different natures?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "where;" early 15c., "in consideration of the fact that," from where + as.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WHEREAS

although

conjunctioneven though
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.