because of


because of

preposition

Definition of BECAUSE OF

:  by reason of :  on account of

Examples of BECAUSE OF

  1. <I was late for work because of the snowstorm, which made driving a nightmare.>

First Known Use of BECAUSE OF

14th century

Related to BECAUSE OF

Synonyms
due to, owing to, through, with, on account of

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