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[th air-uhn-der] /ˌðɛərˈʌn dər/
under or beneath that.
under the authority of or in accordance with that.
Origin of thereunder
before 900; Middle English therunder, Old English thǣrunder. See there, under Unabridged
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  • They wore turbans too, and thereunder peered out their elfin faces at me,—faces with protruding lower-jaws and bright eyes.

  • For by them, we can at least get hold of him, and all points in his prior antics can be thereunder disposed of.

    The Arena Various
  • thereunder crept Ulysses, and found great store of leaves, shelter enough for two or three, even in a great storm.

    Stories of the Old world Alfred John Church
British Dictionary definitions for thereunder


adverb (formal)
(in documents, etc) below that or it; subsequently in that; thereafter
under the terms or authority of that
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Word Origin and History for thereunder

Old English þærunder; see there + under.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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