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

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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
taking into consideration, considering, taking into account, bearing in mind, keeping in mind, mindful of, taking note of, in view of
See parent entry: light
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