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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.
"And inasmuch," continued the judge, "as it is not proved that the act was not done by the connivance of the master with the servant, and as the master in any case must be held responsible for the acts of his paid servant, I condemn Phileas Fogg to a week's imprisonment and a fine of one hundred and fifty pounds."
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.
The knee-jerk reaction is to characterize "Off the Map" as little more than "Grey's Amazon," inasmuch as there's nothing remotely new about Greys Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes' third medical drama except the geography, vaguely described as "somewhere in South America" (actually, Hawaii).
And while it might have been, in its previous incarnation, characterized as an "appliance" inasmuch as the sheetmetal wasn't exactly styled so that it would stand out on the road, there is a far greater contemporaneousness to the exterior.
the destruction of the human embryo," inasmuch as the Act permits research to continue "without concern about the destruction of numerous human embryos."
On the one hand, then, Gehry buildings have remained modern ducks inasmuch as they stress formal expression above all; on the other hand, they have also remained decorated sheds inasmuch as they often break down into fronts and backs, with interiors disconnected from exteriors in a way that sometimes results in dead spaces and culs-de-sac in between (this is especially true of the Walt Disney Concert Hall [1987-2003] in LA).
Inasmuch as this proposal only relates to individual income tax returns, TEI offers no comments.
Thus, in chronicling Miller's three marriages, thirteen children, forty-one godchildren from every social sector, and many other proteges, Safley shows that Miller modifies some current theories of early modern patriarchy inasmuch as exemplarity, not authority, informed his self-understanding.
Further, Kant's vision of moral perfection provides a clear response to the challenge of evil, inasmuch as the upright agent must pursue moral duties to help the suffering that contradict the agent's immediate interests and gratifications.
In the lawsuit, Carol Cohen claimed that inasmuch as the landlord failed to commence the holdover proceedings within three months after it had knowledge of the presence of the dog, the landlord must be deemed to have waived the "no pet" provisions of the lease.
She argues that "The Piano would seem to be about telling, or not telling, the difference between women's violation and women's pleasure." The argument effaces the background of the movie: the gender conventions of the Maori culture, which we might also describe as mute inasmuch as they have no explicit representation.