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wherein

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adverb where·in \hwer-ˈin, wer-, (ˌ)(h)wər-\

Simple Definition of wherein

  • : in what way : in what

Full Definition of wherein

  1. :  in what :  in what particular or respect <wherein was I wrong>

Examples of wherein

  1. Wherein lies the secret to the company's success?

  2. <wherein this document can be demonstrated to be out of compliance with current standards, that section will be considered null and void>



13th Century

First Known Use of wherein

13th century


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wherein

conjunction where·in

Simple Definition of wherein

  • : in which

  • : during which

  • : in what way

Full Definition of wherein

  1. 1 a :  in which :  where <the city wherein he lives> b :  during which

  2. 2 :  in what way :  how <showed me wherein I was wrong>

Examples of wherein

  1. the city wherein he lives

  2. There was a period in her life wherein she took no active part in politics.

  3. He showed me wherein I was wrong.



14th Century

First Known Use of wherein

14th century


WHEREIN Defined for Kids

wherein

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adverb where·in \hwer-ˈin, wer-\

Definition of wherein

  1. 1 :  in what way

  2. 2 :  in which





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