What does BY VIRTUE OF mean?

BY VIRTUE OF meaning in Law Dictionary

what this means is by expert of or as a result of.

Sentence Examples with the word BY VIRTUE OF

By appealing to the reason of voters; that by education their ignorance can be eliminated; that human nature is indefinitely perfectible; that majorities rule, therefore, not only by virtue of force (which was Locke's ultimate justification of them), but of right.

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