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qua

 (kwā, kwä)
prep.
In the capacity or character of; as: The president qua head of the party mediated the dispute.

[Latin quā, feminine ablative sing. of quī, who; see kwo- in Indo-European roots.]

qua

(kweɪ; kwɑː)
prep
in the capacity of; by virtue of being
[C17: from Latin, ablative singular (feminine) of qui who]

qua


(kwā, kwä),
adv.
as; as being; in the character or capacity of: The work of art qua art can be judged by aesthetic criteria only.
[1640–50; < Latin quā (viā) literally, by which (way) or quā (parte) by which (part)]
Translations

qua

[kweɪ] PREP (frm) → en cuanto, como
let us consider man qua animalconsideremos al hombre en cuanto animal

qua

advals

qua

[kwɑː] prep (frm) → in quanto
References in classic literature ?
The reason is that the original statement was inaccurate, for the wing is not said to be relative to the bird qua bird, since many creatures besides birds have wings, but qua winged creature.
If we define a rudder as necessarily having reference to a boat, our definition will not be appropriate, for the rudder does not have this reference to a boat qua boat, as there are boats which have no rudders.
if the classical phrase might be pardoned) a sine qua non.
Noel Vanstone (after submitting himself to the sine qua non, and destroying the letter) waited anxiously for results; while Mrs.
Di qua," said one of the men, descending a little path leading out of the Appian Way.
Nordau and Lombroso would so classify him, and qua criminal he is of an imperfectly formed mind.
Inde genus durum sumus, experiensque laborum, Et documenta damus qua simus origine nati.
My dear Bunny, they're capital, not only qua verses but for crystallizing your subject and putting it in a nutshell.
Event Will Be At Vendor~s Location) - Please Liaise With Qua Pheng Thiam (Eee) @ Tel: 67721382, School Of Electrical & Electronics Engg, Singapore Polytechnic, 500 Dover Road, S(139651)
Caption: Raritan Valley Dance Ensemble in rehearsal for dementia pro qua, featuring choreography by Professor Loretta Fois.
From Left: Shyam Mamidi, Partner & VP of IBM Singapore; Larry Qua, CEO Ionics; Amit Gupta, Senior Consultant IBM; Judy Qua, Corporate Affairs, Ionics-EMS; Luis Pineda, President IBM Philippines; Earl Qua, CTO, Ionics-EMS; Francis Macatangay, Strategic Cloud, Partner, Marketing and Relationship Management Executive
10) His experiences overseas are detailed in his letters to Ruth Collier in QUA, ACCF, 5008.