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“If” and “Whether” - Is interrogative IF always replacable by WHETHER?

I am asking here specifically about if and whether when they introduce embedded questions (or to be more tachnically accurate, subordinate interrogative clauses): I don't know if Bob's here. I don't ...
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Use of then as a dependent conjunction [duplicate]

First of all, I understand that then cannot be used as a conjunction with simply a comma (lacking a semicolon or start of new sentence) to connect two independent clauses and that a semicolon or a ...
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Part of speech of “that” [closed]

In the phrase: He demonstrated that he was true What word class does that belong to? In general, which word classes can it belong to? For example, relative pronoun, determiner, ... THX