Definition of by reason of in English:

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by reason of

formal Because of: persons who, by reason of age, are in need of care
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  • I am discriminated against, and so are my parents, by reason of age on almost a daily basis.
  • What does it mean to say you are increasing a sentence by reason of or in consideration of evidence that was not given at the trial?
  • You have not established it by reason of what I have just been putting to you, so do not exaggerate, please.
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