in that

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in that

  1. In the fact that; in the sense that; for the cause or reason that; because.
    This essay is a good one in that it comprehensively outlines all the major arguments on this issue.
    • 1594–1597, Richard Hooker, J[ohn] S[penser], editor, Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie, [], London: [] Will[iam] Stansby [for Matthew Lownes], published 1611, OCLC 931154958, (please specify the page):
      Some things they do in that they are men [] ; some things in that they are men misled and blinded with error.

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