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English definition of “after all”

after all

C1 despite earlier problems or doubts: The rain has stopped, so the game will go ahead after all.Connecting words which express a contrast B1 used to add information that shows that what you have just said is true: I do like her - after all, she is my sister.Honesty, openness and sincerity
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