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whenever

conjunction  /hwenˈev·ər, wen-, hwən-, wən-/ us  

whenever conjunction (EVERY TIME)

every or any time: I’m embarrassed whenever I think about it. I try to let the kids out to play whenever possible.

whenever

conjunction, adverb [not gradable]  /hwenˈev·ər, wen-, hwən-, wən-/ us  

whenever conjunction, adverb [not gradable] (NOT IMPORTANT WHEN)

used to say that the time something is done is not important or makes no difference: "Will it be okay if we meet tomorrow instead of today?" "Sure, whenever."
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