Meaning of “regardless” in the English Dictionary


"regardless" in English

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uk /rɪˈɡɑːd.ləs/ us /rɪˈɡɑːrd.ləs/

C1 despite; not being affected by something:

The plan for a new office building went ahead regardless of local opposition.
She knew it was dangerous to visit him except at night, but she set out regardless (of the risk).
This job is open to all, regardless of previous experience.

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(Definition of “regardless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"regardless" in American English

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regardlessadverb [ not gradable ]

us /rɪˈɡɑrd·ləs/

despite what has been said or done:

We want tax cuts, but regardless, we need to limit expenditures.

(Definition of “regardless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)