none·​the·​less | \ ˌnən-t͟hə-ˈles How to pronounce nonetheless (audio) \

Definition of nonetheless

: nevertheless The hike was difficult, but fun nonetheless. … smaller but nonetheless important research programs.— Malcolm W. Browne

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Examples of nonetheless in a Sentence

sometimes you can be a real jerk, but I like you nonetheless

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None of the students tied to Vandemoer's participation in the scheme ultimately attended Stanford directly as a result of his actions, but money was collected nonetheless. Joey Garrison, USA TODAY, "Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal," 11 June 2019 Juana herself had never shown any particular inclinations towards governance, but nonetheless there are strong suggestions that the decision to leave the ruling of Castile to Ferdinand was not entirely of Juana's own volition. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "What Was Catherine of Aragon's Sister, Juana la Loca, Really Like?," 10 June 2019 The names of the companies were nonetheless kept secret. Nick Paton Walsh, CNN, "Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about," 8 June 2019 It is nonetheless expected that, with a fee agreed and contract terms hammered out, the deal will be completed, unless the results of his medical throw up any unexpected complications., "Ferland Mendy to Undergo Further Medical Tests Before Real Madrid Switch Is Completed," 7 June 2019 Candidates who may have a more difficult time of reaching the thresholds have nonetheless expressed their frustration with the DNC. Grace Segers, CBS News, "DNC chair defends criteria for Democratic debates," 7 June 2019 Not to infinity and beyond out there, but a ways down the road nonetheless. (hayne Palmour Iv / San Diego Union-tribune), San Diego Union-Tribune, "Aztecs will play football games for first time vs. SEC school," 7 June 2019 Guards nonetheless placed Barrientos in quarantine for two months. Justin Rohrlich, Quartz, "ICE is struggling to contain spread of mumps in its detention centers," 3 June 2019 This can also bring up more dry, financial topics, which are boring but need to be dealt with, nonetheless. Randon Rosenbohm, Allure, "What June's Capricorn Horoscope Predictions Mean for You," 29 May 2019

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First Known Use of nonetheless

1533, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of nonetheless

somewhat formal : in spite of what has just been said


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