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NOTWITHSTANDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does notwithstanding mean? 

NOTWITHSTANDING (adverb)
  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 


NOTWITHSTANDING (adverb)


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Meaning:

Despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

Synonyms:

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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