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Definition of Whereas


  1. At which place; where.
  2. 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. 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.
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Whereas Translations

whereas in Italian is presso al quale
whereas in Latin is quoniam, quod, ubi
whereas in Spanish is considerando que