insofar as


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Related to insofar as: unsatiated, bemusement, conceivably, enfeebled, rebuffed

insofar as

conj.
To the extent that.
Translations
jakv té míře
aî òví leyti sem
do tej miery, ako
elden geldiğinceolabildiği kadar

insofar as

[ˌɪnsəʊˈfɑːrəz] conjin quanto, nella misura in cui

in

(in) preposition
1. describing the position of a thing etc which is surrounded by something else. My mother is in the house; in London; in bed.
2. showing the direction of movement. He put his hand in his pocket.
3. describing the time at, after or within which something happens. in the morning; I'll be back in a week.
4. indicating amount or relative number. They arrived in large numbers.
5. expressing circumstances, state, manner etc of an event, person etc. dressed in a brown coat; walking in the rain; in a hurry; written in English; He is in the army; books tied up in bundles; She is in her sixties.
adverb, adjective
1. expressing the position of a person etc, usually at or to a place where the person etc is expected to be, eg home, office, station. Is Mr Smith in?; Is the train in yet?; Is he coming in today?
2. describing something which is fashionable or popular. Short skirts are in at the moment.
3. (of the tide) with the water at, or moving to, its highest level. The tide is (coming) in.
-in
describing an activity usually carried out by groups of people as a form of protest etc. a sit-in; a work-in.
inmostinnermostunder innerday etc in, day etc out
day etc after day etc without a break. I do the same boring job day in, day out; Last summer it rained week in, week out.
inasmuch as, in as much as
because; in consideration of the fact that. It would not be true to say he had retired from this firm, inasmuch as he still does a certain amount of work for us.
in for
likely to experience (especially something bad). We're in for some bad weather; You're in for it if you broke that window!
ins and outs
the complex details of a plan etc. He knows all the ins and outs of this scheme.
insofar as, in so far as
to the degree or extent that. I gave him the details insofar as I knew them.
in that
because; from the fact that. This is not a good plant for your garden in that its seeds are poisonous.
References in classic literature ?
He was a true Frenchman insofar as that, though he could be lively and engaging when it suited him, he became insufferably dull and wearisome as soon as ever the need for being lively and engaging had passed.
At his request she sang again as they continued their way along the winding tunnel, which was now lighted by occasional bulbs which appeared to be similar to the radium bulbs with which she was familiar and which were common to all the nations of Barsoom, insofar as she knew, having been perfected at so remote a period that their very origin was lost in antiquity.
29] Insofar as the Spirit breathes into and sustains life for all members of the web, green religion testifies to the bond of unity that unites all God's children together on a sacred earth.
Insofar as the Civil Rights Movement attempted to end racial injustice, it was right.
But subordination slipped in the back door, insofar as woman's value was reduced to her central organ, making her a volitionless vehicle to reproduce males; so the new medical terms, like the old, supported theological and social norms of hierarchy.
And insofar as tenant liaison was concerned, the Timeless Treasures event was no exception to the rule, said Fagen.
Early in the book he tells us that modern Japan is not atypical in terms of who and how many commit suicide, how suicide rates fluctuate over time, where and how people kill themselves, or, insofar as anyone can determine motive, why they do it.
With a kind of hyperreal compression, Sala integrates the most minute details--the ornamental, the insignificant, the almost imperceptible, even aromas insofar as they can be captured in unusually bright color constellations.
The city has become much more cooperative insofar as not holding us to our (new) lease.
Insofar as we are individuals endowed with reason, free will, and subjectivity, we engage in private lives, knowledge, creativity, and relationships, by virtue of which we transcend the requirements of the state.
Although they often treat religion dismissively, insofar as popular films are concerned with values, she argues, they need to be studied.
These alternative occupations are important in her discussion insofar as they make evident (1) the tension between vulnerability to and dependence upon institutional support, (2) the ways each of the writers represents some form of collectivity or community as an alternative to institutional authority, and implicitly (3) the ways those communities made possible the emergence of the author-figure as artistic laborer.