Meaning of NOTWITHSTANDING in English

NOTWITHSTANDING

I. preposition

Synonyms: against 4, despite, in spite of, regardless of

II. adverb

Synonyms: however , after all, howbeit, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, still and all, though, withal, yet

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