Definition of in so far as or that in English:

(in) so far as (or that)

To the extent that: the play was a great success so far as attendance was concerned
More example sentences
  • Of course, character and personality matter to some limited extent - but only insofar as they shape policy.
  • It is success, insofar as it provides more excuses for the expansion of power over the rest of us.
  • The public, insofar as it is interested at all, grows tired of the same old faces, rather than impressed by their longevity.
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