Whereas is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (formal) You use whereas to show a contrast between two things or ideas.
- Many kinds of roses have little or no scent, whereas others are well known for their beautiful smell.
- School A has about 25 percent Asian students, whereas for school B the Asian students make up over 60 percent of the school population.
- Whereas only about a third of local residents paid full rates in the past, now most adults will pay the charge.
- (law) because of