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In contrast or comparison with the fact that,
  1. In contrast or comparison with the fact that
    • - you treat the matter lightly, whereas I myself was never more serious
  2. (esp. in legal preambles) Taking into consideration the fact that

  1. A clause, as in legal documents, stating whereas; Where (that); In contrast; whilst on the contrary; It being the fact that; Inasmuch as
  2. conj  taking into consideration the fact that ...
  3. To follow a whereas; to become a bankrupt, to figure among princes and potentates: the notice given in the Gazette that a commission of bankruptcy is issued out against any trader, always beginning with the word whereas. He will soon march in the rear of a whereas.
  4. On the contrary, although, when in fact. An introductory statement of a formal document.
  5. Other questions have been presented for our consideration, we hereby submit the following, not as a part of the Platform of the People’s Party, but as resolutions expressive of the sentiment of this Convention.
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