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Multiple Meanings
thus — as in:  Thus it was necessary.

Increase law enforcement reduced the supply of the drug and thus increased the cost, but the improvement was partially offset when the increased cost encouraged more supply.
therefore (for that reason; or what follows is so because of what was just said)

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