Definition of 'by virtue of'
Example sentences containing 'by virtue of'
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Kettricken, my friend, the wife of my uncle Verity was a Farseer by virtue of marriage. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)From this angle the barn had lost any charm it might have possessed for Arnold by virtue of its history. A TROUT IN THE MILK (2002)Sanducci was also, by virtue of his youth, impatient with compromise, ignorant of anguish, unacquainted with disillusionment. SLEEP WHILE I SING (2002)
He was wise beyond his years, perhaps made so by virtue of his chosen work or his unhappy youth. FAMILY BLESSINGS (2002)
Synonyms of 'by virtue of'
because of, in view of, on account of, based on
Definition of by virtue of from the Collins English Dictionary
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