insofern

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of in (in) +‎ so (so) +‎ fern (far).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

insofern

  1. insofar; construed with als, to which a redundant dass is sometimes added
    Er hat insofern recht, als (dass) wir ihn zuerst hätten fragen sollen.
    He is right insofar as we should have asked him first.
  2. (chiefly informal) so, thus, accordingly, in this regard
    Ich hab kein Auto, insofern interessieren mich die Spritpreise nicht.
    I don’t have a car, so I don’t care about the petrol prices.