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April 18, 2024

Word of the Day: Qua

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Word of the Day
: April 18, 2024

\KWAH\ preposition

What It Means

Qua is a preposition used in formal speech or writing that means “in the capacity or character of (someone or something).” It is used synonymously with as to indicate that someone or something is being referred to or thought about in a particular way.

// The artist qua artist is less interesting to me than the artist as a human being.

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