preposition qua·te·nus \ˈkwätənəs, -ˌten-\

Definition of quatenus

  1. :  in the quality or capacity of :  as

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Origin and Etymology of quatenus

Latin, how far, to what extent, from qua where, as, insofar as + tenus as far as, up to; akin to Latin tendere to stretch — more at qua, thin

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