Definitions for qua

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. as; as being; in the character or capacity of:

    The work of art qua art can be judged by aesthetic criteria only.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of qua:

1640–50; < L quā (viā) lit., by which (way) or quā (parte) by which (part)


  1. qua(Adverb)

    In the capacity of.

  2. qua(Preposition)

    in the capacity of

  3. Origin: From qua.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Qua

    in so far as; in the capacity or character of; as


  1. Qua

    Qua is a musician and a film score composer.

Anagrams of qua

  1. QAU

Translations for qua

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the part of a plant that produces the seed, especially when eaten as food

The fruit of the vine is the grape.

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