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  1. mrgoh


    I'm reading some document in English
    I have two questions as below.

    1) IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed the agreement.
    ---I'm not quite clear about the meaning and purpose of "in witness whereof".

    2) as set forth in the above-described lease.
    --- In the phrases above, is the usage of "as" correct and normal?
    I don't remember that I have seen that usage.

  2. Editor,
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    It means that the agreement recognises something- but without knowing what has come before, I cannot say what.

    In 2, the use of 'as' seems normal to me.

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