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wherever

[ wair-ev-er, hwair- ]
/ wɛərˈɛv ər, ʰwɛər- /
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conjunction
in, at, or to whatever place.
in any case or condition: wherever it is heard of.
adverb
where? (used emphatically): Wherever did you find that?
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Origin of wherever

before 1000; Middle English; Old English hwǣr ǣfre.See where, ever
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How to use wherever in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for wherever

wherever
/ (wɛərˈɛvə) /

pronoun
at, in, or to every place or point which; wherewherever she went, he would be there
(subordinating) in, to, or at whatever placewherever we go the weather is always bad
adverb Also: where ever
no matter whereI'll find you, wherever you are
informal at, in, or to an unknown or unspecified placeI'll go anywhere to escape: London, Paris, or wherever
an intensive form of where, used in questionswherever can they be?
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