# hence

Hence is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

## Contents

### Pronunciation

• IPA: /ˈhɛns/
• SAMPA: /"hEns/
•  Audio (US) (file)

## Preposition

 Prepositionhence
1. You use ${\displaystyle x}$ hence ${\displaystyle y}$ to say that ${\displaystyle y}$ is a result of ${\displaystyle x}$.
You are the government and hence have responsibility for this mess.
2. From this time/point
We shall meet again two months hence.