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however

adverb [not gradable]  /hɑʊˈev·ər/ us  

however adverb [not gradable] (DEGREE)

to whatever amount or degree: However fast we drive, we’re not going to get there in time. If Emma likes something she’ll buy it, however much it costs.

however adverb [not gradable] (WAY)

in whatever way: However you look at it, it’s still a mess.

however adverb [not gradable] (DESPITE)

despite this; nevertheless: There may, however, be other reasons that we don’t know about.

however

conjunction /hɑʊˈev·ər/

however conjunction (WAY)

in whatever way: You can do it however you like, it really doesn’t matter.
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