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seeing

[ see-ing ]
/ ˈsi ɪŋ /
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conjunction
in view of the fact that; considering; inasmuch as.
noun
the act of a person who sees.
the sense of sight.
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Origin of seeing

First recorded in 1495–1505; see1 + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM seeing

un·see·ing, adjectiveun·see·ing·ly, adverbun·see·ing·ness, noun
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How to use seeing in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for seeing

seeing
/ (ˈsiːɪŋ) /

noun
the sense or faculty of sight; vision
astronomy the quality of the observing conditions (especially the turbulence of the atmosphere) during an astronomical observation
conjunction
(subordinating often foll by that) in light of the fact (that); inasmuch as; since

usage for seeing

The use of seeing as how as in seeing as (how) the bus is always late, I don't need to hurry is generally thought to be incorrect or non-standard
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