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Because and because of

because

conjunction

used for showing the reason something happens or the reason why it is described in a particular way

due to

preposition

because of something

whereas

conjunction

because of a particular fact that has been considered

owing to

preposition

because of something

given

preposition

because of a particular fact

in view of something

because of something

on account of

because of someone or something

for

preposition, conjunction

because

in (the) light of something

because of a particular fact

by virtue of something

because of, or as a result of

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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