[ nev-er-thuh-les ]
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  1. nonetheless; notwithstanding; however; in spite of that: a small but nevertheless important change.

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Origin of nevertheless

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

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British Dictionary definitions for nevertheless


/ (ˌnɛvəðəˈlɛs) /

sentence connector
  1. in spite of that; however; yet

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