be that as it may

idiom

formal
used to introduce a statement that is somehow different from what has just been said
There has been some improvement in the economy in recent months, but, be that as it may, many people are still looking for work.

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“Be that as it may.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20that%20as%20it%20may. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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