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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wherein  \Where*in"\,  adv 
  1.  In  which  in  which  place  thing  time,  respect,  or  the 
  like  --  used  relatively. 
 
  Her  clothes  wherein  she  was  clad.  --Chaucer. 
 
  There  are  times  wherein  a  man  ought  to  be  cautious 
  as  well  as  innocent.  --Swift. 
 
  2.  In  what  --  used  interrogatively. 
 
  Yet  ye  say  Wherein  have  we  wearied  him!  --Mal.  ii 
  17. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  wherein 
  adv  1:  in  regard  to  which  "a  case  wherein  he  took  an  active  part" 
  2:  in  the  course  or  during  which  "a  period  wherein  he  did  not 
  work" 
  3:  in  which  where  "the  particular  state  wherein  you  reside" 
  4:  in  what  "wherein  consists  this  matter?" 




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