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ʰwɛərˈɪn, wɛər-where·in

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  1. wherein(Adverb)

    How, or in what way.

  2. wherein(Conjunction)

    Where, or in which location.

  3. wherein(Conjunction)

    During which.

  4. wherein(Conjunction)

    How, or in what way.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wherein(adverb)

    in which; in which place, thing, time, respect, or the like; -- used relatively

  2. Wherein(adverb)

    in what; -- used interrogatively

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wherein in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wherein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of wherein in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    A "Bandwagon Effect" is a most common phenomenon wherein the rate of uptake of any beliefs and misbeliefs increases the more that those have already been adopted by others in the society. Shallow people will get carried away by what others do, and will always hop on the bandwagon. You mustn't get swayed by what others do or tell you to do, and mustn't jump on the bandwagon. You must stand with your own values, confidently, and without fluttering, even though you have to stand alone - because you are the Gold, and the Gold must maintain her Color, Character and Charisma that set the highest standards for others.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king.

  3. Zane Kerby in a statement:

    Issues we believe should be on the table include increased protections for overbooked and bumped passengers, a review of the impacts of airline consolidation, transparency in airline pricing including ancillary fees and airline immunity from state consumer protection laws, we look forward to working with all policymakers toward crafting an airline regulatory system wherein the passenger comes first.

  4. William Wycherley:

    Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see.

  5. Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela:

    These ones in particular are at a very advanced stage of Phase III studies wherein we’ve got initial data that indicates their safety and efficacy, we are still at that point with JJ where additional information is still required.

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