Translation of whereas in Spanish:

whereas

Pronunciation: /hwerˈæz; weərˈæz/

conj

  • 1 (while, on the other hand) mientras que, en tanto que [formal]
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    • She's the one who is moving on whereas her parents are stuck with the story, are stuck in the past.
    • He lived through his era, whereas so many of his friends died in racing accidents.
    • Nanjing has also in the past been the capital of China, whereas now Beijing has that role.
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    • Negligence depends on a breach of duty, whereas contributory negligence does not.
    • Thus Mr Smith is now the respondent to this appeal, whereas Mr Clark was the claimant below.
    • The desks have damaged the walls, whereas a more appropriate choice could have prevented such damage.
  • 2 (since) [used in legal documents] considerando que, por cuanto

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