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[ wuht-ev-er, wot-, wuht-, hwuht-, hwot-, hwuht- ]
/ wʌtˈɛv ər, wɒt-, wət-, ʰwʌt-, ʰwɒt-, ʰwət- /
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pronoun
adjective
interjection
(used to indicate indifference to a state of affairs, situation, previous statement, etc.)

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Origin of whatever

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at what, ever
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British Dictionary definitions for whatever

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whatever

see or whatever.

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