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therein adv : (formal) in or into that thing or place; "they can read therein what our plans are" [syn: in this, in that]

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Modern English there, + Modern English in.


  • /ˈðeərˈɪn/
  • SAMPA: /"De@r."In/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn


  1. in that; in him/her/it
    • My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty... it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein. — George Washington
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