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Wherein Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    wherein adv
  1. in regard to which; "a case wherein he took an active part"
  2. in the course or during which; "a period wherein he did not work"
  3. in which; where; "the particular state wherein you reside"
  4. in what; "wherein consists this matter?"
Wherein Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Wherein \Where*in"\, adv.
  1. In which; in which place, thing, time, respect, or the like; -- used relatively. Her clothes wherein she was clad. --Chaucer. There are times wherein a man ought to be cautious as well as innocent. --Swift.
  2. In what; -- used interrogatively. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him! --Mal. ii. 17.
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    * Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them. - Plutarch

    * If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling. - Joseph Addison

    * The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. - William Shakespeare


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