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by dint of

  1. Because of.
    • 2012, Stephen Browne, United Nations Development Programme and System (UNDP)
      UNDP has also retained a coordination role, by dint of history and because of its broad mandate. But the two roles do not sit easily.
  2. By means of.
    He succeeded by dint of effort, not talent.

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