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notwithstanding

adverb

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(Entry 1 of 3)

in spite of that
  • you're rather late getting here, but you're welcome to join us for dinner notwithstanding

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notwithstanding

conjunction

Synonyms of notwithstanding (Entry 2 of 3)

in spite of the fact that
  • the man suspected of being the serial killer is little known to his neighbors, notwithstanding he has lived in the apartment complex for years

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notwithstanding

preposition

Synonyms of notwithstanding (Entry 3 of 3)

without being prevented by
  • we went to see the show, my objections notwithstanding

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The first known use of notwithstanding was in the 14th century

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“Notwithstanding.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/notwithstanding. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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