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 Dictionary entry overview: What does notwithstanding mean? 

  The adverb NOTWITHSTANDING has 1 sense:

1. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

  Familiarity information: NOTWITHSTANDING used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1notwithstanding [BACK TO TOP]


Despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)


all the same; even so; however; nevertheless; nonetheless; notwithstanding; withal; still; yet

Context examples:

although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it / while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed / he was a stern yet fair master / granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go

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