qua

qua(
kwa
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(general)
a. en cuanto
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Each of us qua father has to face up to these issues.Cada uno de nosotros, en cuanto padre, debe hacer frente a estos temas.
b. como
He considers that history qua history has little value and that its worth lies in what it can teach us for the future.Considera que la historia como historia vale poco y que el mérito que tiene está en lo que nos puede enseñar para el futuro.
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qua [kweɪ]
preposition
en cuanto; como
let us consider man qua animal consideremos al hombre en cuanto animal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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