qua

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /kwɑː/

Preposition[change]

Preposition
qua

  1. as; in the role of...
    A scientist may believe certain things qua practical man, but not qua scientist.

Usage[change]

  • This is usually considered to be a foreign word (Latin) and is often written in italics to indicate this:
    but not qua scientist