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hereby

[ heer-bahy, heer-bahy ]
/ hɪərˈbaɪ, ˈhɪərˌbaɪ /
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adverb
by this, or the present, declaration, action, document, etc.; by means of this; as a result of this: I hereby resign as president of the class.
Obsolete. nearby.
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Origin of hereby

1200–50; Middle English. See here, by
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British Dictionary definitions for hereby

hereby
/ (ˌhɪəˈbaɪ) /

adverb
(used in official statements, proclamations, etc) by means of or as a result of this
archaic nearby
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