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therefor

[th air-fawr] /ˌðɛərˈfɔr/
adverb
1.
for or in exchange for that or this; for it:
a refund therefor.
Origin of therefor
1125-1175
First recorded in 1125-75, therefor is from the Middle English word therfor. See there, for
Can be confused
therefor, therefore.
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therefor

/ˌðɛəˈfɔː/
adverb
1.
(archaic) for this, that, or it: he will be richer therefor
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adv.

see therefore.

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