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where·fore / ˈ(h)we(ə)rˌfôr/ archaic • interrog. adv. for what reason: she took an ill turn, but wherefore I cannot say. • relative adv. & conj. as a result of which: [as conj.] truly he cared for me, wherefore I title him with all respect. PHRASES: whys and whereforessee why.

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Wherefore

WHEREFORE

For which reason.

The term wherefore is frequently used in an averment (a positive statement of fact set out in the pleadings that must be filed with a court by the parties to a legal action)—for example, "wherefore the defendant says that such contract was and is void."

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