insofar as


: to the extent or degree that

Full Definition of INSOFAR AS

:  to the extent or degree that <we agree only insofar as the budget is concerned>

Examples of INSOFAR AS

  1. The news is good insofar as it suggests that a solution may be possible.
  2. <insofar as I know, there are no other complications for obtaining the building permit>

First Known Use of INSOFAR AS

15th century

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