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English definition of “whenever”

whenever

conjunction (EVERY TIME)   /hwenˈev·ər, wen-, hwən-, wən-/
every or any time: I’m embarrassed whenever I think about it. I try to let the kids out to play whenever possible.
(Definition of whenever conjunction (EVERY TIME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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