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While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
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English

Etymology

Old English hwær.

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Conjunction

where

  1. While on the contrary; although; whereas.
    Where Susy has trouble coloring inside the lines, Johnny has already mastered shading.

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Adverb

where (not comparable)

Positive
where

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (used interrogatively, in either a direct or indirect question) At what place; to what place; what place.
    Where are you?
    Where are you going?
    Where did you come from?
  2. In what situation.
    Where would we be without our parents?

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Pronoun

where

  1. The place in which.
    He lives within five miles of where he was born.

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Noun

Singular
where

Plural
-

where (-)
  1. The place in which something happens.
    A good article will cover the who, the what, the when, the where, the why and the how.

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