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- 1. therefore, hence, thence, thus, so
- usage: (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"
- 2. consequently, therefore
- usage: as a consequence; "he had good reason to be grateful for the opportunities which they had made available to him and which consequently led to the good position he now held"
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