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English definition of “irregardless”

irregardless

adverb uk   /ˌɪr.ɪˈɡɑːd.ləs/ us    /-ˈɡɑːrd-/ US not standard
despite; not being affected by something: I don't think children should be hit, irregardless of what they've done wrong.Connecting words which express a contrast
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