Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: preposition

Definitions: (preposition) You use whereas to show a contrast between two things or ideas.

Examples: (preposition) Whereas average temperatures have been increasing, some parts of the world have experienced cooling. (preposition) Many kinds of roses have little or no scent, whereas others are well known for their beautiful smell.

Synonyms: prepositions: although.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 C