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wherein

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

Definition of wherein

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

Examples of wherein in a sentence

  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

Definition of wherein

  1. 1a :  in which :  where the city wherein he livesb :  during which

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

Examples of wherein in a sentence

  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 English Language Learners

1

wherein

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

Definition of wherein for English Language Learners

  • : in what way : in what


2

wherein

conjunction where·in

Definition of wherein for English Language Learners

  • : in which

  • : during which

  • : in what way


WHEREIN Defined for Kids

wherein

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adverb where·in \hwer-ˈin, wer-\

Definition of wherein for Students

  1. 1 :  in what way

  2. 2 :  in which



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