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whereof

[hwair-uhv, -ov, wair-] /ʰwɛərˈʌv, -ˈɒv, wɛər-/
adverb, conjunction
1.
of what, which, or whom.
Origin of whereof
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English wherof. See where, of1
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whereof

/wɛərˈɒv/
adverb
1.
of what or which person or thing?
pronoun
2.
of which (person or thing): the man whereof I speak is no longer alive
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Word Origin and History for whereof
adv.

c.1200, from where + of. Cf. Swedish hveraf, Danish hvoraf, Dutch waarvan.

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