What does whereas mean in a sentence?

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asked Oct 30, 2018 in Words & Wordplay by cheesycrock232 (190 points)
What does whereas mean in a sentence?

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answered Oct 30, 2018 by Grahlu (47,440 points)
Whereas means to compare one thing to another and is basically a conjunction which is a word used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause.

For example.

I went to the store whereas you went to the park.

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