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qua

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preposition \ˈkwä also ˈkwā\

Simple Definition of qua

  • : in the character or role of (someone or something)

Full Definition of qua

  1. :  in the capacity or character of :  as <discussing the story qua story>

Origin of qua

Latin, which way, as, from abl. singular feminine of qui who — more at who


First Known Use: 1647

Rhymes with qua

aah, ah, baa, bah, blah, Blois, bra, dah, droit, fa, Fra, ha, Jah, Kwa, la, ma, nah, pa, pas, Ra, rah, schwa, shah, ska, spa, ta


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