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English definition of “anyhow”

anyhow

adverb
 
 
/ˈenihaʊ/ (also anyway)
MORE IMPORTANTLY B2 used to give a more important reason for something that you are saying: I don't need a car and I can't afford one anyhow.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings
DESPITE B2 despite that: He hates carrots but he ate them anyhow.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings
IN CONVERSATION B2 used when you are returning to an earlier subject: Anyhow, as I said, I'll be away next week.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings
CHANGING STATEMENT used when you want to slightly change something that you have just said: Boys aren't horrible - not all of them anyhow!Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings
(Definition of anyhow from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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