Definitions

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  • conj. In the fact that; in the sense that; for the cause or reason that; because.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prep. because; for the reason that.
  • See under In, prep.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. (formal) in or into that thing or place

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Examples

  • At the time, I had thinning blond hair, which was styled in that classic configuration known as the comb-over.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Your old man would have taken Jamerson out in that room.

    Good Girl Gone Bad

  • I knew that something about Voisine's discovery of Grace's body made me uneasy, and Lutz's involvement in that discovery made me uneasier still.

    The Killing Kind

  • In the process of looking at these particles, which are about one-thirtieth the diameter of a single strand of human hair, chemists found hundreds of chemical compounds in that smoke.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The dual purpose of creation, looking backward in that natural looping swan-dive you put me through.

    living in the flames

  • Fifteen adults, aged forty-two to fifty-three, who had lived in that neighborhood as children—most of whom had attended the nearby Mesita Elementary School—had multiple sclerosis.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Stuart Turner's appointment as group commercial director after 15 months in that role in an "acting" capacity demonstrates the support he has of the chairman, David Bernstein, and Alex Horne, the general secretary.

    Not everyone thinks Peter Ridsdale's £1 deal is good value for Argyle | Matt Scott

  • Just a lone Calder print looming on the wall, herself in that chair and a concerned Dr. Helen Fitzgerald, Psychiatrist, staring at her from across the room.

    After Hours

  • The poll, conducted by the NHS Confederation, which represents hospitals, found that 53% of 287 NHS bosses believed that quality in that area of NHS performance would deteriorate.

    Pledges on NHS waiting times in doubt

  • Rhonda Dixon Lee had lived in that house for six years between 1982 and 1988.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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