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The number of uninsured cars will rise and the cost to the industry will increase, thereby pushing premiums up further. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nato thereby probably saved hundreds of thousands of lives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can mix and match and thereby avoid any additional cash outlay. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was thereby hoped to reduce the political ambitions of the armed forces. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeHe discovered a way of stretching metal to make cars lighter and thereby reduce fuel consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This behavior increased demand and thereby pushed prices up still more. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Additionally, he gifted a property to his daughter thereby avoiding significant property tax. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The survey's intent was not to determine how to improve morale and thereby to reduce turnover. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsLower prices reduce profits and thereby discourage entry, but such a threat must be credible. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)It then slightly increases the flow of fuel, which thereby increases the revs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The golfer had just enough time to throw himself across the front seat to protect his wife and thereby probably saved both their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The stroke volume, or amount of blood pumped per heartbeat, is thereby greatly increased. Living with Angina (1991)But in the future the LLP and the home could be sold via a share sale, thereby avoiding stamp duty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: thereby ADVERB
You use thereby to introduce an important result or consequence of the event or action you have just mentioned.
Our bodies can sweat, thereby losing heat by evaporation.
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