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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 there·fore /ˈðærˌfor, ˈðɛr, ˌfɔr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 There·fore conj. & adv.
 1. For that or this reason, referring to something previously stated; for that.
    I have married a wife, and therefore I can not come.   --Luke xiv. 20.
    Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?   --Matt. xix. 27.
 2. Consequently; by consequence.
    He blushes; therefore he is guilty.   --Spectator.
 Syn: -- See Then.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or
             reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true";
             "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were
             young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we
             must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be
             trusted" [syn: hence, thence, thus]
      2: as a consequence; "he had good reason to be grateful for the
         opportunities which they had made available to him and
         which consequently led to the good position he now held"
         [syn: consequently]