Meaning of “whichever” in the English Dictionary

"whichever" in British English

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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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uk /wɪˈtʃev.ər/ us /wɪˈtʃev.ɚ/

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

"whichever" in American English

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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)