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wherein

[ wair-in, hwair- ]
/ wɛərˈɪn, ʰwɛər- /
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conjunction
in what or in which.
adverb
in what way or respect?
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Origin of wherein

First recorded in 1200–50, wherein is from the Middle English word wherin.See where, in
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British Dictionary definitions for wherein

wherein
/ (wɛərˈɪn) archaic, or formal /

adverb
in what place or respect?
pronoun
in which place, thing, etc
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