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whicheverdeterminer, pronoun

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

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whicheverdeterminer

uk   /wɪˈtʃev.ər/ us   /wɪˈtʃev.ɚ/
(Definition of whichever from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whicheverpronoun, adjective [not gradable]

us   /hwɪtʃˈev·ər, wɪtʃ-/
used to say that among various possibilities, there is no important difference or that you are free to choose the one you like: We can go either Thursday or Friday, whichever is best for you. Taxpayers could take their choice between the standard deduction and itemizing, and use whichever produced a better result. It’s going to be expensive whichever way you do it.
(Definition of whichever from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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