Definition of qua preposition from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

qua

 preposition
preposition
BrE BrE//kweɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kweɪ//
 
; BrE BrE//kwɑː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɑː//
 
(from Latin, formal)
 
jump to other results
as something; in the role of something The soldier acted qua soldier, not as a human being. see also sine qua non Word OriginLatin, ablative feminine singular of qui ‘who’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: qua

Other results

All matches