nevertheless

[ nev-er-thuh-les ]
/ ˌnɛv ər ðəˈlɛs /

adverb

nonetheless; notwithstanding; however; in spite of that: a small but nevertheless important change.

Origin of nevertheless

1250–1300; Middle English; replacing natheles, notheles natheless; see never, the2, less

Synonym study

See but1.
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nevertheless

/ (ˌnɛvəðəˈlɛs) /

sentence connector

in spite of that; however; yet

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