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at any rate

more exactly or clearly: I don’t think they liked my idea – at any rate, they weren’t very enthusiastic. Note: Used to make a statement that is obviously true after making a statement that shows uncertainty.
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"at any rate" in British English

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at any rate

C2 whatever happens: Well, I'm not going home on foot, at any rate.
something you say to show that you are going to say something more exactly: I don't think they liked my idea. At any rate, they weren't very enthusiastic about it.
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