What does notwithstanding mean?

Definitions for notwithstanding
ˌnɒt wɪðˈstæn dɪŋ, -wɪθ-notwith·stand·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding(adverb)

    despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

    "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"

Wiktionary

  1. notwithstanding(Adverb)

    Nevertheless, all the same.

  2. notwithstanding(Conjunction)

    Although.

  3. notwithstanding(Preposition)

    In spite of, despite.

  4. Origin: notwithstandinge, from a calque from nōn obstante ("not standing")

Webster Dictionary

  1. Notwithstanding

    without prevention, or obstruction from or by; in spite of

  2. Notwithstanding

    nevertheless; however; although; as, I shall go, notwithstanding it rains

  3. Origin: [Originally the participle of withstand, with not prefixed.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Notwithstanding

    not-with-stand′ing, prep. in spite of.—conj. in spite of the fact that, although.—adv. nevertheless, however, yet. [Orig. a participial phrase in nominative absolute=L. non obstante.]

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How to say notwithstanding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of notwithstanding in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of notwithstanding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of notwithstanding in a Sentence

  1. John Bursch:

    I have to believe they will take one sooner rather than later. It's clear notwithstanding all the decades since Roe v. Wade that there is intense disagreement among Americans, anytime you have that much turmoil in the political process it's going to create conflicts the court must address.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    I don't know what you're passing through now or what is passing through you presently, it could be a setback, an ordeal, a disappointment or stuffs like that. Notwithstanding, never give up. Rather, hang on and hang in there i.e. be/remain persistent and hopeful no matter what happens. For, things will sooner or later turn out for the good/better even beyond your expectation/imagination.

  3. Phin Ziebell:

    Notwithstanding day-to-day movements, the fundamental picture hasn't really changed, and that is one of supply outstripping demand growth for most of the year, it's an incessant march downwards, and it would be interesting to see where it bottoms out, but there doesn't seem to be any sign of it so far.

  4. Jim Cohen:

    Believe me, there's already more than a fair amount of skepticism about whether this process was fair, notwithstanding Mr. McCulloch's cynical attempt to pretend that it was fair.

  5. Thucydides:

    The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.

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Translations for notwithstanding

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  • přes, vzdor, navzdoryCzech
  • ungeachtet, obwohl, trotz, dennochGerman
  • malgraŭEsperanto
  • no obstanteSpanish
  • malgré tout, malgré, néanmoins, nonobstant, cependant, en dépit de, bien queFrench
  • þó að, þrátt fyrir, engu að síður, samt sem áður, enda þóttIcelandic
  • nonostanteItalian
  • かかわらずJapanese
  • niettegenstaande, desondanksDutch
  • apesar de, não obstantePortuguese
  • in ciuda faptului caRomanian
  • однако, тем не менее, хотя, вопреки, несмотря наRussian
  • ändå, likvälSwedish
  • olmasına rağmen, olmakla birlikte, herşeye rağmen, olsa da, buna karşın, buna rağmen, olmasına karşın, olduğu haldeTurkish

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