Definition of “nevertheless” - English Dictionary

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“nevertheless” in British English

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neverthelessadverb

uk /ˌnev.ə.ðəˈles/ us /ˌnev.ɚ.ðəˈles/ also nonetheless

B2 despite what has just been said or referred to:

I knew a lot about the subject already, but her talk was interesting nevertheless.

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  • The two rivals were nevertheless united by the freemasonry of the acting profession.
  • Much-maligned for their derivative style, the band are nevertheless enduringly popular.
  • Nevertheless, accidents still occur.
  • "Nevertheless" is commonly used as a conjunctive adverb.
  • The building is guarded around the clock, but robberies occur nevertheless.

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

“nevertheless” in American English

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neverthelessadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˌnev·ər·ðəˈles/ also nonetheless

despite what has just been said or referred to:

Their team hadn’t lost a game the entire season. Nevertheless, we beat them by a huge margin last night.

(Definition of “nevertheless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)