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Definition of "qua" []

  • In the capacity or character of; as: The President qua head of the party mediated the dispute. (preposition)
  • In the capacity of; by virtue of being (preposition)

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Use "qua" in a sentence
  • "The croak of the great blue heron sounded again; then far away, mysterious and spirit-like, floated a soft _qua, qua, qua_ -- the cry of the least bittern out of the heart of the swamp."
  • "Domine Iesu Christe in qua nocte - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 – 1594)"
  • "Also, what the qua is this psuedo psychological trope?"