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English definition of “whatever”

whatever

adverb (DISRESPECT)    /wɒtˈev.ər/ US  /wɑːˈt̬ev.ɚ/ informal
something that is said to show no respect to someone who is asking you to agree with them or agree to do something: "Bryce, could you do what I ask you to once in a while?" "Whatever."Expressions meaning 'it isn't important to me'
(Definition of whatever adverb (DISRESPECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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