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In any case, in so far as our knowledge of the universe carries us, the advent of civilization for the first time on our globe represents the highest ascent of the life processes to which evolution had anywhere attained.
James Henry Breasted

Meaning of "in so far as" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IN SO FAR AS

in so far as play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IN SO FAR AS

in sail
in season
in seventh heaven
in short
in short supply
in situ
in so many words
in someone´s bad books
in someone´s black books
in someone´s good books
in someone´s good graces
in someone´s judgment
in someone´s power
in spadefuls
in spades
in specie
in spite of
in step
in stitches
in stock

WORDS THAT END LIKE IN SO FAR AS

as far as
as good as
as long as
as soon as
as well as
being as
even as
forasmuch as
inasmuch as
insofar as
much as
so as
such as

Synonyms and antonyms of in so far as in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «in so far as» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IN SO FAR AS

Find out the translation of in so far as to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of in so far as from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «in so far as» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在迄今为
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en la medida en
570 millions of speakers

English

in so far as
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अब तक के रूप में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بقدر ما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в той мере,
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

na medida em que
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সিটি ইন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans la mesure où
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

in situ
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

soweit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

の限り
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지금까지 로 의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing situ
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong chừng mực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிட்டியில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नैसर्गिक अवस्थेमध्ये
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yerinde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

purché
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

o ile
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в тій мірі ,
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în măsura în care
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καθόσον
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in so ver as
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

i den mån
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så langt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of in so far as

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IN SO FAR AS»

The term «in so far as» is very widely used and occupies the 1.441 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IN SO FAR AS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about in so far as

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10 QUOTES WITH «IN SO FAR AS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word in so far as.
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Theodor Adorno
Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed.
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James Henry Breasted
In any case, in so far as our knowledge of the universe carries us, the advent of civilization for the first time on our globe represents the highest ascent of the life processes to which evolution had anywhere attained.
3
Charles Horton Cooley
Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction.
4
Ernest Dimnet
The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.
5
Meister Eckhart
God expects but one thing of you, and that is that you should come out of yourself in so far as you are a created being made and let God be God in you.
6
Seth Gilliam
'The Wire' is similar to 'The Walking Dead' in so far as everybody pulling for everybody else to get to the turning point of the story.
7
Ursula K. Le Guin
In so far as one denies what is, one is possessed by what is not, the compulsions, the fantasies, the terrors that flock to fill the void.
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Gottfried Leibniz
Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their perceptions arise through the principle of memory only, like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory.
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Gary Lucas
I don't think so, in so far as I always aspired to play the way I do now but just couldn't get the sounds out always due to technical limitations - now I can pretty much play what I hear in realtime.
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Maimonides
To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IN SO FAR AS»

Discover the use of in so far as in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to in so far as and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Internet: A Philosophical Inquiry
In so far as the benefit of technology arises from its usefulness, it loses its value when something better takes its place, and if we pursue this line of thought the ideal world would be one in which technology is of no benefit at all, because we do ...
Gordon Graham, 1999
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The Philosophy of Spinoza as Contained in the First, Second, ...
exist, except in so far as it is comprehended in the idea of the circle. Of that infinite number let us now conceive two only, E and D as existing. Plainly their ideas also now exist, not merely in so far as they are comprehended in the idea of the ...
Benedictus de Spinoza, George Stuart Fullerton, 1892
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The Ethics (Ethica Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata)
Hence, so long as particular things do not exist, except in so far as they are comprehended in the attributes of God, their representations in thought or ideas do not exist, except in so far as the infinite idea of God exists; and when particular  ...
Frank Ra
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Immigration Law Handbook 2013
(a) except in so far as in any particular case the exemption given by this Article is waived by the State or intergovernmental organisation they represent, (i) any representative of a State party to the Rome Statute attending meetings of the ...
Margaret Phelan, James Gillespie, 2013
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On the Improvement of the Understanding
Yet none of these rectangles can be said to exist, except in so far as the circle exists; nor can the idea of any of these rectangles be said to exist, except in so far as they are comprehended in the idea of the circle. Let us grant that, from this ...
Benedict de Spinoza, 2012
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On the Improvement of the Understanding: The Ethics ; ...
Yet none of these rectangles can be said to exist, except in so far as the circle exists; nor can the idea of any of these rectangles be said to exist, except in so far as they are comprehended in the idea of the circle. Let us grant that, from this ...
Benedictus de Spinoza, 1955
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A History of Ancient Sanskrit Literature So Far as it ...
Ujjvaladatta, the author of a commentary on the Unadi-sutras, forms a favourable exception to most Sanskrit commentators, in so far as he gives us in his Commentary some critical remarks on the readings of MSS. which he consulted.
Friedrich Max Müller, 1860
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na
But we ascribe to the human mind no duration which can be limited by time, unless in so far as it expresses the actual existence of the body, which is manifested through duration, and which can be limited by time,[368] that is to say, we cannot ...
Frank Ra
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The Ethics
I say A cannot be conceived except adequately. For the idea thereof in God will necessarily be adequate (II. vii. Coroll.), both in so far as God has the idea of the human body, and also in so far as he has the idea of the modifications of the ...
Benedict de Spinoza, 2004
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The Rationalists: Descartes: Discourse on Method & ...
Yet none of these rectangles can be said to exist, except in so far as the circle exists; nor can the idea of any of these rectangles be said to exist, except in so far as they are comprehended in the idea of the circle. Let us grant that, from this ...
Rene Descartes, Benedict de Spinoza, Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IN SO FAR AS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term in so far as is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sir John Hurt says he's 'feeling good' during cancer treatment | News …
They all have different qualities, but I suppose something which changes your life in so far as it changes an audience's perception of you and ... «What's On TV, Jul 15»
2
Dripa struck down: spying rules judged unlawful, but spooks set to …
The judges ordered that Section 1 of Dripa should be disapplied "in so far as access to and use of communications data retained pursuant to a ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Editorial: Net first, neutrality later | The Financial Express
As the panel puts it, 'the over-reliance on mobile as the media for internet connectivity has public policy implications in so far as the approach ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
4
Amid LOC violence, Modi visits Jammu, pays tribute to GL Dogra: All …
"In so far as the allegation of the helicopter manoeuvres is concerned, this has already been taken up and settled through an exchange of ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
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Response to unprovoked Pakistan firing will be 'forceful' - DNA
"In so far as the allegation of the helicopter manoeuvres is concerned, this has already been taken up and settled through an exchange of ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
6
UK PRA Clawbacks – What's your flavour of who, when and why …
... but in so far as they cover the same ground the differences in approach reflect different “US style” and “UK style” philosophies to recovering ... «The National Law Review, Jul 15»
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What 'The Judy Greer Effect' Tells Us About Hollywood's R | Criticwire
It's a "personal role," in so far as her character is a wife and mother, but she's not just there to help define a man or a more famous woman's ... «Indie Wire, Jul 15»
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allAfrica.com: Gambia: GMC Has Strategic Response to Elections …
... he is prepared to subdue his personal political ambition in favour of the single democratic opposition choice, in so far as that choice emerged ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Coasting school intervention measures could extend to 400 pupil …
He said: “There is another special problem with pupil referral units in so far as their population is very volatile, it changes all the time. «Schools Week, Jul 15»
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Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen expects a lot from India as growth rate …
In so far as his objective for the role goes, Renjen makes no bones about leading a purpose-led firm, for he's a sole believer in outcomes. Here ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»

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