Definition of by or in virtue of in English:
Because or as a result of: they achieved pre-eminence by virtue of superior military strength in virtue of his position he was impartial
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- If they are killed, they are at any rate killed in virtue of what they are doing.
- We felt kinda out of place here by virtue of not wearing polished shoes, smart pants and a designer shirt.
- The 64 runs that took him to 103 came by virtue of 14 fours and a six and a six and two singles.
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