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どうして or なぜ , in order to sak why , when i need to use this words ?

For learning: Japanese
Base language: English
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    Hi there,

    They mean the same, なぜ is a little more formal.

    Ex; Why don't you come here yesterday? どうして/ なぜ あなたは昨日ここに来なかったのですか? Both are correct.
    In our daily conversation, we usually say どうして. We can use it to the persons who are older than us.
    Between close people, どうして(あなたは)昨日ここに来なかったの?

    Hope it helps you. :)

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