because of

preposition

Definition of because of

: by reason of : on account of

Examples of because of in a Sentence

  1. I was late for work because of the snowstorm, which made driving a nightmare.

First Known Use of because of

14th century

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because of Synonyms

Synonyms

due to, owing to, through, with;

Phrases

on account of;



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