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adverb formal thereby pronunciation in British English /ðeə(r)ˈbaɪ/
  1. because of, or by means of, what has just been mentioned
    The diet makes the blood less sticky, thereby helping to prevent heart disease.
    The aim of the military action was to open the roads to Sarajevo and thereby end the capital’s 40-month siege.
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