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    Question mir's Question !

    what does "Given" mean here?
    "Given that school is one of the most important settings influencing ... "
    and also "Harkin et al.,1997"

    thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: mir's Question !

    Here, "given" means something like "Because everyone already knows [that school is one of the most important settings influencing...]." If you want to mention something that you and the person you're talking to already agree on, you can use "given." "Given that children like candy, how can we encourage them to eat healthy food?" It's a very useful word.

    George

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