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Meaning of “anyhow” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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