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notwithstanding

not·with·stand·ing

notwithstanding

 
 
pronunciation:
nat wIth staen dIng
parts of speech:
preposition, conjunction, adverb
part of speech: preposition
definition: in spite of; despite.
Notwithstanding his parents objections; he moved out of the house that night.Her fears notwithstanding, she went ahead with her decision.
similar words:
in spite of
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition: in spite of the fact that; although.
They brought him along, notwithstanding he was too ill to be moved.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: all the same; nevertheless; even so.
The play drew great criticism but the performances continued notwithstanding.
similar words:
after all, all the same, nevertheless