notwithstanding

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1 notwithstanding /ˌnɑːtwɪθˈstændɪŋ/ preposition
1 notwithstanding
/ˌnɑːtwɪθˈstændɪŋ/
preposition
Learner's definition of NOTWITHSTANDING
formal
: without being prevented by (something) : despite used to say that something happens or is true even though there is something that might prevent it from happening or being true
often used after its object
2 notwithstanding /ˌnɑːtwɪθˈstændɪŋ/ adverb
2 notwithstanding
/ˌnɑːtwɪθˈstændɪŋ/
adverb
Learner's definition of NOTWITHSTANDING
formal
: in spite of what has just been said : nevertheless
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