or otherwise

idiom

used to refer to something that is different from something already mentioned
Intentionally or otherwise, they never told her about the party.

Examples of or otherwise in a Sentence

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“Or otherwise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/or%20otherwise. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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