insofar as


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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.
Insofar as the work slowdown consists of protecting people's rights less consistently, it is bad; insofar as it consists of violating people's rights less, it is good.
This article draws from a fountain of postmodern-critical work and attempts to be non-tautological insofar as it makes a clarion call for reform and work to be done to emancipate and to enlighten certain populations, in particular minorities.
Summary: Tunisia will help Cameroon develop its tourism sector insofar as training of personnel, infrastructure, services and the promotion of the tourist offer in both countries, are concerned.
I believe for example that America is right to have invaded Iraq insofar as the invasion works well.
Winn's ``clippy pins'' matter only insofar as how students will be forced to employ them.
Extending the right to petition for a writ of habeas corpus to Guantanamo prisoners is a good thing, and insofar as the ruling in Rasul v.
Derrida presented his case to the philosophy establishment in France in 1968 to suggest that everything was seen as identifiable only insofar as it was different from what it was not, and hence differ-ing (differance) was the (non-)name of things; that everything was held in the text of a trace and could not therefore be universalized; and so on.
The older, "communist" States utterly failed to understand the necessity for "freedom of expression" insofar as this phrase does not deeply care about controlling the content of expression but rather is largely concerned with maintaining forms of expression.