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[th air-uhv, -ov] /ˌðɛərˈʌv, -ˈɒv/
of that or it.
from or out of that origin or cause.
Origin of thereof
before 1000; Middle English therof, Old English thǣrof. See there, of1 Unabridged
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  • Something has been added this time around: dashing yachting caps, sailor hats and chic variations thereof.
  • Curving is usually a result of poor planning or the complete lack thereof.
  • Not to mention the increases thereof for any major decontamination of living areas due to the water.
  • We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.
  • No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash.
  • But let me highlight one piece of the report: the inflation, or lack thereof.
  • Failing to grade each paper based on its merits or lack thereof is a failure to teach properly.
  • It is quite probably rather true anyway and anyhow, so perhaps there is no point in any further denial thereof or thereto.
  • Science proves to the best of its ability, where as religion proves with information or as it really is, lack thereof.
  • The same can be said of the government's economic policy, or lack of implementation thereof.
British Dictionary definitions for thereof


adverb (formal)
of or concerning that or it
from or because of that
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Word Origin and History for thereof

Old English þær of; see there + of.

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