by virtue of
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /baɪ ˈvɜːtʃuː ɒv/, /-tjuː-/
  • (GA) IPA: /baɪ ˈvɝtʃu ʌv/
Preposition
  1. (idiomatic) (originally) by the authority or power#Noun|power of; (now) because of; on the ground#Noun|grounds of; by reason#Noun|reason of.
    Synonyms: based on, due to, in virtue of, Thesaurus:because of
Translations


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