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ʰwɛərˈæz, wɛər-wher·e·as

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  1. whereasnoun

    A clause, as in legal documents, stating whereas.

  2. whereasadverb

    Where (that).

  3. whereasconjunction

    In contrast; whilst on the contrary

    He came first in the race whereas his brother came last.

  4. whereasconjunction

    It being the fact that

    And Whereas it hath pleased the Great Governor of the World to incline the hearts of the legislatures we respectively represent in Congress, to approve of, and to authorize us to ratify the said Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union. (United States Articles of Confederation)

  5. whereasconjunction

    Inasmuch as

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whereasadverb

    at which place; where

  2. Whereas

    considering that; it being the case that; since; -- used to introduce a preamble which is the basis of declarations, affirmations, commands, requests, or like, that follow

  3. Whereas

    when in fact; while on the contrary; the case being in truth that; although; -- implying opposition to something that precedes; or implying recognition of facts, sometimes followed by a different statement, and sometimes by inferences or something consequent

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whereas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1781

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whereas' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1148

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereas in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of whereas in a Sentence

  1. Alison Hedervary:

    I don’t have any more shortness of breath. I basically live a normal life, i don’t even think about having this disease whereas before I would worry about my breathing getting worse, but as Dr. Parambil has told me, ‘You can do anything you want to do,’ and I have.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Ambition to overcome own desires is the best perception; whereas, to do with others is the worst conception.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Molten gold thrown on ground solidifies into an ungainly mass, but put in moulds becomes attractive jewelry. Similarly, unarticulated thoughts reduced to writing will be nothing, but meaningless jumble; whereas, proper reasoned and structured thoughts expressed in writing become meaningful, and if well written, can become masterpieces of literature

  4. Blair McPhee:

    The first thing that struck me about this animal is the incredible robustness of the limb bones, it was of similar size to the gigantic sauropod dinosaurs, but whereas the arms and legs of those animals are typically quite slender, Ledumahadi's are incredibly thick.

  5. Simone de Beauvoir:

    It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.

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