既然     jìrán     since / as / this being the case

繁体 traditional:
语法 grammar: 连词 Conjunction
笔记 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.
概念 concept: 关联词 Correlative
上概念 parent concept: 虚词 (Function Words)
话题 topic: 现代汉语 (Modern Chinese)

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