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qua

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Pronunciation: /kweɪ
 
, kwɑː
 
/

Definition of qua in English:

conjunction

formal
In the capacity of; as being: shareholders qua members may be under obligations to the company
More example sentences
  • Note, however, that one can to some extent rationally accept s qua a member of G and accept not-s as a private person.
  • As shareholders, qua shareholders, they must be treated equally.
  • Denigrate men qua men, though, and you're hip and clever.

Origin

Latin, ablative feminine singular of qui 'who'.

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