Definition of in the light of or in light of in English:

in the light of (or in light of)

Taking (something) into consideration: the exorbitant prices are explainable in the light of the facts
More example sentences
  • In the light of what happened at Newcastle, it had been decided that it would not be in the public interest to proceed with the two charges today.
  • Our task is to evaluate the ensuing legislation in the light of all these matters.
  • In the light of my conclusion it is unnecessary to express an opinion on this argument.
Synonyms
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Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌɪmpjʊˈdɪsɪti
noun
lack of modesty