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whichever

determiner, pronoun uk   /wɪˈtʃev.ər/  us   //
B2 any one from a limited set: We can go to the seven o'clock performance or the eight - whichever suits you best. Either Thursday or Friday - choose whichever day is best for you.
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whichever

determiner uk   /wɪˈtʃev.ər/  us   //
B2 it is not important which: It's going to be expensive whichever way you do it. Whichever option we choose there'll be disadvantages.
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in Chinese (Traditional) (有限數目中的)任何一個…
in Russian какой бы ни, любой…
in Turkish herhangi, hangi, her hangi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (有限数目中的)任何一个…
in Polish którykolwiek, jakikolwiek…
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