insofar as

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  • (UK): IPA(key): /ɪn.səʊˈfɑːrəz/
  • (US): enPR: ĭn-sō-färʹəz, IPA(key): /ɪn.soʊˈfɑrəz/
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Conjunction[edit]

insofar as

  1. to the extent that
    • 1922 (June 7), G.S., "Can a Living Wage Be Paid?", Correspondence, The New Republic 31‎ (no. 392): 50
      Insofar as it expresses an expansion in physical plant, it ought to make possible the production of more goods.
    • 1982, David R. Blumenthal, Understanding Jewish Mysticism, Volume II, page 195
      Hasidism, insofar as it was new—and not all of Hasidism was "new" in this sense—rejected the older hierarchies of celestial palaces, of Intelligences, of hypostases, of sefirot.
    • 1996, National Research Council (U.S.), National Science Education Standards‎, page 133
      Insofar as possible, the current edition of a publication is annotated in part 3.

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