can “thus” be used at the beginning of a sentence?

can “thus” be used at the beginning of a sentence?

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  1. In the English language, “thus” can be used at the beginning of a sentence to introduce a statement of fact or a quotation. The word thus may also be used at the beginning of a sentence to introduce a conclusion, however, such usage is less common.

    The word it is used to replace “thus” in sentences beginning with the conjunction “thus”.
    In formal writing, thus is often used instead of “that is” to introduce an explanation or a definition. Furthermore, the word thus can also be used to introduce a quotation or a similar idea.

    Thus, in the following example, the word thus is used to introduce a definition:
    The word thus may also be used at the beginning of a sentence to introduce a quotation

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