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1. Due to; because of; since. I know you and I don't get along particularly well, but inasmuch as we are to be colleagues, we should at least try to be civil to one another.
2. To such an extent that; to the degree that. Inasmuch as money is concerned, our project will be completely funded by private donations.

inasmuch as

Also, insomuch as.
1. Since, because of the fact that, as in Inasmuch as I have to go anyhow, I'll pick up the book for you, or Insomuch as they are friends, we can seat them together. The first usage dates from the late 1300s, the second from the late 1400s.
2. Also, insofar as. To the extent or degree that, as in You will become a good pianist only inasmuch as you keep practicing, or He's lost interest insomuch as he has stopped attending church altogether, or Insofar as this is a temporary measure, we can't complain. [Late 1500s]
References in classic literature ?
Indeed he argued, and with great show of reason, that it ought to be rather more for one day than for five, inasmuch as the borrower might in the former case be very fairly presumed to be in great extremity, otherwise he would not borrow at all with such odds against him.
But, inasmuch as it is equally necessary to take into account the deviation which the rotary motion of the earth will impart to the shot, and as the shot cannot reach the moon until after a deviation equal to 16 radii of the earth, which, calculated upon the moon's orbit, are equal to about eleven degrees, it becomes necessary to add these eleven degrees to those which express the retardation of the moon just mentioned: that is to say, in round numbers, about sixty-four degrees.
As to the other sciences, inasmuch as these borrow their principles from philosophy, I judged that no solid superstructures could be reared on foundations so infirm; and neither the honor nor the gain held out by them was sufficient to determine me to their cultivation: for I was not, thank Heaven, in a condition which compelled me to make merchandise of science for the bettering of my fortune; and though I might not profess to scorn glory as a cynic, I yet made very slight account of that honor which I hoped to acquire only through fictitious titles.
In the trade to China and India, we interfere with more than one nation, inasmuch as it enables us to partake in advantages which they had in a manner monopolized, and as we thereby supply ourselves with commodities which we used to purchase from them.
Soon, they began to insist that inasmuch as Colour, which was a second Nature, had destroyed the need of aristocratic distinctions, the Law should follow in the same path, and that henceforth all individuals and all classes should be recognized as absolutely equal and entitled to equal rights.
A $1 million grant from Inasmuch Foundation will help fund the addition of the middle school grades, which will begin in the fall of 201 at Myriad Botanical Gardens.
When the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup debuted, it was revolutionary inasmuch as it was arguably the first volume-produced vehicle with an aluminum body--and when we say "volume-produced," we mean volume: the F-Series is the biggest-selling nameplate in the U.
But the existence of volitional agents and of their acts of willing is actually "good" inasmuch as such existence is desirable according to their nature.
Inasmuch as these speeches addressed the protestors in Tahrir Square and their demands, their chants, slogans, banners, and icons are also analyzed in order to grasp the maneuvers of the response.
Inasmuch as the government earns no actual money, its sole source of income is taxation of its citizens.
It is encouraging inasmuch as it's going in the right direction, but it is slow and gradual," Mr.
The common or secondary use is that by which the thing, inasmuch as it is such, is applied to another end other than its first end, like exchanging in the case of a shoe or wheat, and other such things.
Anyone who is issued a firearm and is bestowed with the powers to arrest and detain people ought to be considered beyond moral corruption, inasmuch as that is possible to determine.
Inasmuch as the New York City Council anticipates it will have an effect on approximately $12 billion in construction over New York City's ten-year capital plan, the Act's impact could be significant indeed.
But it is also important for political reasons, inasmuch as it affirms the valid and useful place that people of faith have in a democratic society.