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insofar

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insofar (not comparable)

  1. To such a degree or extent.
    • 1861 May 24, Major-General Benjamin Franklin Butler, letter to Lieutenant General Winfield Scott, Fort Monroe, Headquarters Department of Virginia, Union Army
      the fugitive-slave act did not affect a foreign country which Virginia claimed to be and that she must reckon it one of the infelicities of her position that in so far at least she was taken at her word

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