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- prep. Because of, due to, owing to.
- prep. For the sake of.
- prep. Because.
- conj. On account of the fact that: because, since.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. for the sake of; by reason of; because of.
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Halle, which soon gained a European reputation on account of its professors Thomasius and Christian Wolf and the institutions for the poor founded by Professor Francke.
He left Spain in his youth, probably on account of the Saracen persecution, and came to the Frankish Empire where he changed his native name Galindo into Prudentius.
However, on account of the great power which the Estates had acquired in his dominions John Sigismund was not able to undertake a vigorous policy.
Longitudes (1868-1872), on account of failing health.
It is described, however, in the opening words of the sixth chapter of the same book as that on account of which we say that anything is such or such = = poioteta de lego, kath en poioi tines [einai] legontai.
Government on easy terms, and by establishing villages to settle a large number of German peasants in these provinces, which, on account of the many baronial estates, were thinly populated, and thus to strengthen the German element in them (1890, law for the forming of these government-leased, or sold, farms; 1891, law for a bank in support of these holdings).
When Leo IV (847-55) translated the bones of a large number of Roman martyrs to the churches of Rome, the relics of these two saints were to be translated also; but, probably on account of the devastation of the burial chamber, only the grave of St. Protus was found.
It should be added that all these proceedings are absolutely without expense to the litigants (gratis quocumque titulo), i.e. no one is ever called on for any payment to the congregation because or on account of any favour or decision.
Græcia, and "Abstain from beans" would, therefore, mean merely "Avoid politics" — warning which, we know, was warranted by the troubles in which the school was involved on account of the active share which it took during the founder's lifetime in the struggles of the popular with the aristocratic party in Southern Italy.
The first formula, which expressly mentions poverty and chastity, is that of the Constitutions of Narbonne, promulgated in 1260 by St. Bonaventure for the Friars Minor; then the constitutions of the Minims and clerks regular expressly mention the three essential vows of the religious life, as well as those which were superadded on account of the special ends of their orders.