3.8 Glossary - Connectors

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hence /hens/

states that one thing is the result of another thing

  • Hence, the more competition there is, the more benefits are given to both people and society.

Usage: Used in more formal (especially academic) contexts.


however /həʊˈevə/

emphasises that something that happened was a surprise in comparison to another thing

  • Some people say that computer games are bad for children's development, however many of them are actually educational.

Usage: Used in both formal and informal contexts but is more likely in formal contexts. The synonym but is often used in more informal contexts.