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insofar as

To such an extent that; to the degree that. Insofar as money is concerned, our project will be completely funded by private donations.
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inasmuch as

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]
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Speaking of the yoke of marriage was a familiar topos in humanistic writings, and Luther tries to overcome this attitude when, in his treatise The Estate of Marriage, he recommends marriage as a vision for life, which (provided that it is lived in faith) means comfort insofar as it pleases God and delight insofar as it establishes a communion of man and woman.
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But the court found that the former detainees asserted a constitutional violation of equal protection by alleging that their own race was a motivating factor for selecting them for confinement from a pool of eligible defendants, insofar as their race related to the race of their victims.
Ms L'Hirondel believes that consumers are not interested in what is not in a product - they are more interested in what is actually in the product.Dick Toet, from the biotech company Nestec, who attended as the representative of the Federation of the Food and Drink Industries of the EU (CIAA), said that the agri-foods industry supported the first option (maintaining things as they are), wanting the current labelling system to be maintained insofar as it provides satisfactory outcomes.
At the same time, we must direct our energies toward the protection of these rare (insofar as human history is concerned) and hard-won rights and, with joy and responsibility, endow the future with these precious freedoms.
This statement of principle is beneficial and reflects a fair-minded and balanced approach to the administration of the penalty because penalties are generally appropriate only insofar as they deter wilful misconduct.