in spite of; without being opposed or prevented by: Notwithstanding a brilliant defense, he was found guilty. She went to the game anyway, doctor's orders notwithstanding.
in spite of the fact that; although: It was the same material, notwithstanding the texture seemed different.
nevertheless; anyway; yet: We were invited notwithstanding.
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How to use notwithstanding in a sentence
The dividend notwithstanding, frustrated shareholders, marshaled by an investment firm named Engine No.Oil companies’ losses in 2020 were staggering. And that was before the government focused on climate change. | Will Englund | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
The fact, though, that NBCUniversal is moving so quickly to get rid of NBCSN — which airs NHL games and NASCAR races and pulls $380 million in revenue before advertising — is surprising, the high cost of sports rights notwithstanding.Future of TV Briefing: Media companies grapple with getting advertisers to buy their platform video inventory | Tim Peterson | January 27, 2021 | Digiday
Country music, Ray Charles and Charley Pride notwithstanding, is generally unfriendly to people of color, perhaps not by design but definitely out of habit.Inauguration Musical Performances Are Tricky. But Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks Did Exactly What We Needed Them to Do | Stephanie Zacharek | January 20, 2021 | Time
Lackluster defense notwithstanding, Ohio State does feature the superior offense, one capable of keeping the Buckeyes in every matchup.What To Watch For In The College Football Playoff Semifinals | Josh Planos | December 31, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Such feats notwithstanding, Carr says that his own virtual event has had a humbling effect.The Max Vert Challenge Is the Craziest Virtual Race Yet | Martin Fritz Huber | October 29, 2020 | Outside Online
Clickbait title notwithstanding, Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner! | Olivia Nuzzi | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Inaccurate label notwithstanding, Plan B is classified by the FDA as a contraceptive.
One Love notwithstanding, on the night of the gig, Bunny demanded his £10,000 fee in cash before he would take to the stage.Inside London’s Wild Brixton Academy: How Gangsters and Kurt Cobain Made It London’s Top Music Venue | Tom Sykes | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Potentially inflammatory data points notwithstanding, the study presents otherwise unsurprising information.
And Rand Paul notwithstanding, most GOP insiders believe them, too.
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.The Giant of the North | R.M. Ballantyne
He couldn't know now whether she was serious or merely joking; but notwithstanding it sounded pleasant to his ears.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
notwithstanding the intense heat the open-air life of the march was healthy, and, in many respects, agreeable.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
notwithstanding the unseemly hour, the people came running out at the outcry and clamor especially those from the nearest houses.
notwithstanding, they bear with much patience a great deal of abuse from unkind masters.Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
British Dictionary definitions for notwithstanding
(often immediately postpositive) in spite of; despite
despite the fact that; although
in spite of that; nevertheless
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