in light of
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Probably from in the light of
- (idiomatic, Australia, Canada, US) given, considering
- In light of the frequent kidnappings in Iraq, do you suppose someone could invent a small tracking device that could be woven onto clothing and hard to find on it so that when someone gets kidnapped, the tracking devices could pin down their location?
- (Can we date this quote?) Roy Posner, A New Way of Living, page 103:
- The United Nations then became the one great attempt to establish a formal institution to unify the world, especially in light of the darkness that preceded it.