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    Definition of because of in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. On account of; by reason of; for sake of, for the purpose of; by dint of; on the force of; by way of.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • In the early 1980’s its use was abandoned, not because of lack of efficacy, but because it did not achieve consistent treponemicidal penicillin concentrations in the CSF.
        • The taxonomy of these species remains complex, in part because of the intragradational character in the external morphology of many thecamoebian species [100 ,101 ].
        • Its lateral surface for the origins of the sternomastoideus and cleidomastoideus muscles is smooth probably because of the young age of the holotype individual.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Because of her liberal leanings she co-educates her children.
        • Because of the death of his father, he is submerged in sorrow.
        • Because of their liberal leanings they will co-educate their children.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Prepositions

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en become of
      2. en beats off
      3. fr beauceron
      4. fr bécasseau
      5. en Beauceron
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      Meaning of because of for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "because of" is a preposition.
      Definiteness: Level 5
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