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conjunction as in inasmuch as

conjunction as in when in fact

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“Personal hotspots can get speeds of up to 60 Mb/s down, whereas hotel Wi-Fi can be as slow as 1.5 Mb/s,” Sesar said.

But whereas we used to be satisfied gazing on that perfection as it stood up on a pedestal, now we want it down among us.

Whereas other brands purchase their barrels from big producers more or less off the rack, The Macallan starts in the forest.

Oh, and that his profile on Twitter and his name elsewhere say “Ian Miles Cheong” whereas mine says “Arthur Chu.”

Japanese distillers often use a combination of different types of stills and different casks, whereas the Scots cannot.

Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.

Such an act would be of a piece with Nigel's character, whereas a liaison—and yet Nigel was no saint.

One black key is made to serve, for instance, for D sharp and for E flat, whereas the two notes are in reality not identical.

It 67 was that the piece which reads smoothly seldom acts well; whereas a play that gets over the footlights usually reads poorly.

Moreover, Rita liked him, whereas she had never sincerely liked and trusted Sir Lucien.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whereas, such as: although, as, because, considering that, forasmuch as, and insomuch as.

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