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forasmuchas

[ fawr-uhz-muhch-az, uhz, fer- ]
/ ˌfɔr əzˈmʌtʃˌæz, əz, fər- /
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Chiefly Law.

in view of the fact that; seeing that; since.

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Origin of forasmuchas

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at for, as1, much
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British Dictionary definitions for forasmuchas

forasmuch as
/ (fərəzˈmʌtʃ) /

conjunction

(subordinating) archaic or law seeing that; since
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