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by reason of

Definition of by reason of

  1. :  because of :  due to <He was found not guilty by reason of insanity.>



Word by Word Definitions

reasonplay
  1. :  a statement offered in explanation or justification

    :  a rational ground or motive

    :  a sufficient ground of explanation or of logical defense

  1. :  to take part in conversation, discussion, or argument

    :  to talk with another so as to influence actions or opinions

    :  to use the faculty of reason so as to arrive at conclusions


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