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Conjunction: because  bi'koz or bi'kuz [N. Amer], bi'kóz or bi'kuz or bi'kos [Brit]
  1. For the reason that; on account of
    "I couldn't come because I was ill";
    - as, since, for, coz [Brit, informal], cos [Brit, informal], cuz [non-standard, informal]

Encyclopedia: Because, It's Midnite