Whereas meaning

wâr-ăz', hwâr-
Whereas is defined as a way to contrast or compare.

An example of whereas is when you compare a person who is nice to a person who is mean.

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While at the same time.
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While on the contrary.
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A statement beginning with “whereas”
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It being the fact that; inasmuch as.
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An introductory statement to a formal document; a preamble.
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A conditional statement.
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It being the case that; in view of the fact that.

Whereas the following incidents have occurred.

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(obsolete) Where (that).
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In contrast; whilst on the contrary.

He came first in the race whereas his brother came last.

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It being the fact that; inasmuch as.
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A clause, as in legal documents, stating whereas.
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While on the contrary; but on the other hand.

She is careful, whereas he takes risks.

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