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what of

Definition of what of

  1. 1 formal :  how does that affect (someone or something) :  what should be done about (someone or something) <What of those who cannot afford health insurance?>

  2. 2 :  why does (something) matter <“Did you approve this request?” “Yes. What of it?”>



Word by Word Definitions

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any


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