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wherefrom

[hwair-fruhm, -from, wair-] /ʰwɛərˈfrʌm, -ˈfrɒm, wɛər-/
conjunction, adverb
1.
from which; whence.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90; where + from
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  • He must do this in order to gauge his effects accurately and wherefrom determine how much teaching work he has left to do.
  • The corollary of this enthusiasm is found in his papers and addresses on the drama, wherefrom arises winningly the human note.
  • Sandblasting will not be permitted unless the dust wherefrom is confined.
British Dictionary definitions for wherefrom

wherefrom

/wɛəˈfrɒm/
adverb
1.
from what or where? whence?
pronoun
2.
from which place; whence
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