Significado de “however” - en el Diccionario Inglés

however en inglés británico

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howeveradverb

uk /ˌhaʊˈev.ər/ us /ˌhaʊˈev.ɚ/

however adverb (DEGREE)

B2 despite whatever amount or degree:

However hungry I am, I never seem to be able to finish off a whole pizza.
If Emma likes something she'll buy it however much it costs.
I'll see you after the show and give you £20 for the tickets, or however much (= whatever) they cost.

Más ejemplos

  • He is unlikely to succeed in getting his bill through Congress, however worthy it is.
  • If you're an ostrich about your debts, you're only going to make matters worse: it would be much better to take your head out of the sand and face facts, however unpleasant.
  • You have to sit the exams, however much you don't feel like doing them.
  • However much I respect him, I can't agree with him on this occasion.
  • I mustn't have any more chocolate, however much I feel like it.

however adverb (WAY)

used to express surprise:

However did you manage to get him to agree to that?

C2 in whatever way:

However you look at it, it's still a mess.
You can do it however you like, it really doesn't matter.

Más ejemplos

  • However did you get that sofa through the door?
  • We'll cook your steak however you like it.
  • However did you manage to persuade Steve to come?
  • However much you offered me, I'm not going to sell it.
  • However much you disagree with him, it's hard not to find him charming.

however adverb (DESPITE THIS)

A2 despite this:

This is one possible solution to the problem. However, there are others.
There may, however, be other reasons that we don't know about.

Más ejemplos

  • Although it's been a very difficult year for British business, there are, however, one or two items of good news to brighten the economic picture a bit.
  • She was highly creative and talented; success, however, remained elusive for her.
  • The garden is beginning to look more respectable - there's lots more work to be done, however.
  • However, the team could still get through to the quarter-final round if they play their best from now on.
  • I'm afraid Tim can't join our Cub group until he's eight. However, we'll put his name on the waiting list.

(Definición de however del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

however en inglés americano

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howeveradverb [ not gradable ]

us /hɑʊˈev·ər/

however adverb [ not gradable ] (DEGREE)

to whatever amount or degree:

However fast we drive, we’re not going to get there in time.
If Emma likes something she’ll buy it, however much it costs.

however adverb [ not gradable ] (WAY)

in whatever way:

However you look at it, it’s still a mess.

however adverb [ not gradable ] (DESPITE)

despite this; nevertheless:

There may, however, be other reasons that we don’t know about.

howeverconjunction

/hɑʊˈev·ər/

however conjunction (WAY)

in whatever way:

You can do it however you like, it really doesn’t matter.

(Definición de however del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)