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regardlessadverb

uk   /rɪˈɡɑːd.ləs/  us   /rɪˈɡɑːrd.ləs/
C1 despite; not being ​affected by something: The ​plan for a new ​officebuilding went ​ahead regardless oflocalopposition. 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 ofpreviousexperience.

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regardlessadverb [not gradable]

 us   /rɪˈɡɑrd·ləs/
despite what has been said or done: We ​wanttaxcuts, but regardless, we need to ​limitexpenditures.
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