Because

  • 1 because — 1. because, as, since, for. Because is a conjunction that normally introduces a dependent clause and answers the question ‘why?’ (or, sometimes, ‘how?’). It can relate directly to the statement made, as in I came because I wanted to see you,… …

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  • 2 Because — Chanson par The Beatles extrait de l’album Abbey Road Sortie 26 septembre 1969 …

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  • 3 Because — The Beatles Veröffentlichung 26. September 1969 Länge 2:45 Genre(s) Popsong Autor(en) Lennon/McCartney …

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  • 4 because — ou bicause [ bikoz ] conj. et prép. • 1928; angl. because « parce que » ♦ Fam. Parce que; à cause de. « Dominique lui tint pendant quelque temps compagnie puis finit par l abandonner bicause l arrivée de nouveaux invités » (Queneau). ● because… …

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  • 5 Because — Be*cause , conj. [OE. bycause; by + cause.] 1. By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. In order that; that. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And the multitude rebuked them because they should hold their …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Because of — Because Be*cause , conj. [OE. bycause; by + cause.] 1. By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. In order that; that. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And the multitude rebuked them because they should… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Because — is often used in connection with causality. The mathematical symbol for because is (∵) This is Unicode character U+2235.Artistic works entitled Because: * Because (Perry Como song) * Because (The Beatles song) * Because , a song by the Dave Clark …

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  • 8 because — because, for, since, as, inasmuch as are the chief causal conjunctions in English. Because assigns a cause or reason immediately and explicitly; as, I hid myself, because [=for the express reason that, or as caused to do so by the fact that] I… …

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  • 9 Because — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Because» Canción de The Beatles Álbum Abbey Road Publicación 26 de septiembre de 1969 …

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  • 10 because — ► CONJUNCTION ▪ for the reason that; since. ● because of Cf. ↑because of USAGE On starting a sentence with because, see the note at AND(Cf. ↑and). ORIGIN from the phrase by c …

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  • 11 because of — (something) as a result of something. The flight was delayed because of bad weather …

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  • 12 because of — ► because of by reason of. Main Entry: ↑because …

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  • 13 because — [bē kôz′, bēkuz′; bikôz′, bikuz′] conj. [ME bi cause < bi,BY + CAUSE] 1. for the reason or cause that; on account of the fact that; since 2. the reason that; that: used to introduce a noun clause because of by reason of; on account of …

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  • 14 because — index consequently Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 because — (conj.) c.1300, bi cause by cause, modeled on Fr. par cause. Originally a phrase, often followed by a subordinate clause introduced by that or why. One word from c.1400. As an adverb from late 14c …

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  • 16 because of — her exceptionally high scores, she was able to start at Level 3 Syn: on account of, as a result of, as a consequence of, owing to, due to; thanks to, by/in virtue of; formal by reason of …

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  • 17 because — [conj/prep] on account of as, as a result of, as long as, as things go, being, by cause of, by reason of, by virtue of, considering, due to, for, for the reason that, for the sake of, in as much as, in behalf of, in that, in the interest of, in… …

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  • 18 because — [[t]bɪkɒ̱z, AM bɪkɔ͟ːz[/t]] ♦ 1) CONJ SUBORD You use because when stating the reason for something. He is called Mitch, because his name is Mitchell... Because it is an area of outstanding natural beauty, the number of boats available for hire on …

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  • 19 because of — ON ACCOUNT OF, as a result of, as a consequence of, owing to, due to; thanks to, by/in virtue of; formal by reason of. → because * * * preposition : by reason of : on account of …

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  • 20 because — be|cause [ bı kɔz, bıkəz ] function word *** Because can be used in the following ways: as a conjunction (connecting two clauses): We went by bus because it was cheaper. in the preposition phrase because of (followed by a noun): The first game of …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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