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[heer-in] /hɪərˈɪn/
in or into this place.
in this fact, circumstance, etc.; in view of this.
Origin of herein
before 1000; Middle English; Old English hērinne. See here, in Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Opening the carefully folded paper he read its stereotyped phrasing, all of which is too serious to be herein repeated.

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  • We rejoice with the river in a feeling of power, and herein lies its Beauty for us.

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  • herein lies the whole method and justification of the new materialistic conception of history.

  • herein lies the secret of half of the hypocrisy of the world.

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  • herein is the explanation of the interest of "Pepita Ximenez."

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  • herein lay its whole strength, but that strength was immense.

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British Dictionary definitions for herein


(formal) in or into this place, thing, document, etc
(rare) in this respect, circumstance, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for herein

late Old English herinne; see here + in.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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