既然 jìrán

jìrán conjunction since / as / this being the case
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
Notes: This conjunction is often used as a connecting word in the subordinate clause of subordinate complex sentences. It is often used in the pattern 既然…,就… to express a conclusion deduced from a premise (Sun 2006, loc. 2069).

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