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It's not important, as in She wasn't home when I came by, but no matter. [Mid-1500s]
Also, no matter what. Regardless, it makes no difference, as in No matter what I say, she'll do what she likes, or The car must be repaired, no matter what. [Mid-1500s]
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Words nearby no matter
no man's land, nomarch, nomarchy, no-mark, no-mates, no matter, no matter how you slice it, nombles, nombril, Nom. Cap., nom de guerre
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How to use no matter in a sentence
To memorize all that education-no matter how good or bad-unloads on students is sheer impossibility.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin