seeing as (how) …

seeing as (how) …
seeing that… idiom
(also informal seeing as (how)…) because of the fact that…

Seeing that he's been off sick all week he's unlikely to come.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • seeing — UK [ˈsiːɪŋ] / US [ˈsɪɪŋ] conjunction seeing as/that spoken used for giving the reason why you are saying something Seeing as it s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want. Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it s Dan s birthday… …   English dictionary

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