Hence

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Definition

hence: therefore, thus, consequently, for this reason
adverb
There was an accident this morning, hence the delay.
He was getting sicker, and hence weaker.

Pronunciation examples
UK: There was an accident this morning, hence the delay.
US: He was getting sicker, and hence weaker.
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Examples

  • "Bruno : Yes, Brian, hence the expression: 'Surprise Inspection'."
  • "As you are probably aware, the current technical output here at Delavigne is next to nothing, hence this handwritten letter."
  • "Hence "football", you see?"

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