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whenas

[ wen-az, wuhn-, wen-, hwuhn- ]
/ wɛnˈæz, wən-, ʰwɛn-, ʰwən- /
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conjunction
Archaic.
  1. when.
  2. inasmuch as.
Obsolete. whereas.
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Origin of whenas

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at when, as1
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British Dictionary definitions for whenas

whenas
/ (wɛnˈæz) /

conjunction
archaic
  1. when; whenever
  2. inasmuch as; while
obsolete whereas; although
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