insofar as

insofar

[in-suh-fahr, -soh-]
adverb
to such an extent (usually followed by as ): I will do the work insofar as I am able.

Origin:
1590–1600; orig. phrase in so far

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in so far as or insofar as (ˌɪnsəʊˈfɑː)
 
adv
to the degree or extent that
 
insofar as or insofar as
 
adv

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insofar as

see inasmuch as, def. 2.

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