in the light of something

in (the) light of (something)

Considering (something); given (something. Typically refers to a new revelation or piece of information that affects some situation. In light of this new evidence, we are reopening the investigation. In the light of the severe weather, graduation will be postponed.
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in the ˈlight of something

(British English) (American English in ˈlight of something) after considering something: In the light of what you have just told me, I am prepared to increase your loan to £5 000.
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