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whenas

[hwen-az, wen-, hwuh n-, wuh n-] /ʰwɛnˈæz, wɛn-, ʰwən-, wən-/
conjunction
1.
Archaic.
  1. when.
  2. inasmuch as.
2.
Obsolete, whereas.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see when, as1
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British Dictionary definitions for whenas

whenas

/wɛnˈæz/
conjunction
1.
(archaic)
  1. when; whenever
  2. inasmuch as; while
2.
(obsolete) whereas; although
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Word Origin and History for whenas
conj.

early 15c., from when + as.

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