because of

preposition

Definition of because of 

: by reason of : on account of

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due to, owing to, through, with

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Examples of because of in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of because of

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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