preposition \ˈkwä also ˈkwā\

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

Full Definition of QUA

:  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

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