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Definition of "collaterally" [col•lat•er•al•ly]

  • In collateral relation; not lineally. (adverb)
  • Side by side; by the side (adverb)
  • In an indirect or subordinate manner; indirectly. (adverb)

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Use "collaterally" in a sentence
  • "Whatever the good intentions of this or that ordinary individual serving in the occupation forces -- such as the military doctors who saved what was left of Razia's life -- the underlying logic of domination will have its way, churning relentlessly through the bodies of innocent people caught up -- deliberately or "collaterally" -- in the brutal power of foreign forces which should not be in their land."
  • "Laterally, collaterally, meaning is leached from the phonemes that unleash it."
  • "That our leaders lack empathy for the "collaterally" damaged is as shameful as a compassion-reduced electorate."
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