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Meaning of “notwithstanding” in the English Dictionary

"notwithstanding" in British English

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notwithstandingpreposition, adverb

uk   /ˌnɒt.wɪðˈstæn.dɪŋ/  us   /ˌnɑːt-/ formal
C1 despite the ​fact or thing ​mentioned: Notwithstanding some ​members' ​objections, I ​think we must go ​ahead with the ​plan. Injuries notwithstanding, the ​teamwon the ​semifinal.
(Definition of notwithstanding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"notwithstanding" in American English

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notwithstandingpreposition, adverb

 us   /ˌnɑt·wɪθˈstæn·dɪŋ, -wɪð-/
not ​considering or being ​influenced by; ​despite: Injuries notwithstanding, this ​season has been a ​disappointment to me.
(Definition of notwithstanding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “notwithstanding”
in Spanish a pesar de, no obstante…
in Vietnamese mặc dù…
in Malaysian meskipun…
in Thai อย่างไรก็ตาม…
in French en dépit de…
in German ungeachtet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽管…
in Turkish ...a/e karşı, rağmen, bununla birlikte…
in Russian несмотря на…
in Indonesian walaupun…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儘管…
in Polish pomimo…
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