regardless of


: without taking into account
accepts all regardless of age
also : in spite of
regardless of our mistakes

Examples of regardless of in a Sentence

regardless of what was previously agreed to, we now refuse to sign the contract
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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of regardless of was in 1837

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“Regardless of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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