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therefrom

[ thair-fruhm, -from ]
/ ˌðɛərˈfrʌm, -ˈfrɒm /
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adverb

from that place, thing, etc.

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Origin of therefrom

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at there, from
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What does therefrom mean?

Therefrom means from the thing or place that was just mentioned, as in Our freedom is based on the Constitution and all the rights derived therefrom (translation: Our freedom is based on the Constitution and all the rights derived from it).

Therefrom is fairly formal. It’s often used in legal language, but it can also be used in everyday speech and writing.

Example: The nation’s economy is heavily reliant on its neighbor country and tourism therefrom. 

Where does therefrom come from?

The first records of the word therefrom come from the 1200s.

There are many similar words based on the combination of the word there and a preposition, each of which has a different meaning, including thereabout, thereabouts, thereafter, thereat, thereby, therefor, therefore, therein, thereinafter, thereinto, thereof, thereon, thereto, theretofore, thereunder, thereupon, therewith, and therewithal.

Other words are constructed in similar ways, such as wherefrom, meaning “from which,” as in the place wherefrom it was sent (translation: the place from which it was sent or the place where it was sent from).

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How is therefrom used in real life?

Therefrom is formal and is often used in legal language.

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The rainforests are worth more than the resources taken therefrom. 

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British Dictionary definitions for therefrom

therefrom
/ (ˌðɛəˈfrɒm) /

adverb

archaic from that or therethe roads that lead therefrom
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