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there·by

thereby

 
 
pronunciation:
theIr baI [or] theIr baI
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: by that means; as a result of that.
She hoped to produce the document and thereby prove her innocence.He passed the exam, thereby making it possible for him to enter the university.They increased their offer, hoping they would edge out the competition thereby.
 
definition 2: in that connection.
definition 3: near that place; by that place.