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Words! Don't you just love them whereas (adv.) mid-14c., "where;" early 15c. [...]


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Words! Don't you just love them

whereas (adv.)

mid-14c., "where;" early 15c. as a conjunction, "in consideration of the fact that," from where + as.

as (adv., conj., pron.)

c. 1200, worn-down form of Old English alswa "quite so, wholly so," literally "all so" (see also), fully established by c. 1400.

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