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in light of

Definition of in light of

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  1. 1 :  while thinking about (something that affects the way one sees or understand things) <You should think about their advice in light of your own needs.> <You should read the story in light of your own experiences.>

  2. 2 :  because of (something) <It's a particularly important topic in light of recent events.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  something that makes vision possible

    :  the sensation aroused by stimulation of the visual receptors

    :  electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength that travels in a vacuum with a speed of about 186,281 miles (300,000 kilometers) per second

  1. :  having light :  bright

    :  not dark, intense, or swarthy in color or coloring :  pale

    :  medium in saturation and high in lightness

  1. :  to become light :  brighten

    :  to take fire

    :  to set fire to

  1. :  having little weight :  not heavy

    :  designed to carry a comparatively small load

    :  having relatively little weight in proportion to bulk

  1. :  lightly

    :  with little baggage

  1. :  dismount

    :  settle, alight

    :  to arrive by chance :  happen


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