there were remonstrances, but he presisted notwithstanding: cao nhiều người can gián, ấy thế mà nó vẫn cứ khăng khăng
mặc dù, bất kể
notwithstanding the rain: mặc dù trời mưa
(từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) tuy, dù
he went notwithstanding [that] he was ordered not to: mặc dù người ta đã ra lệnh cho nó không được đi nó vẫn cứ đi
adv. +despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
1 nevertheless, nonetheless, despite that, in spite of that, yet, anyway:
He was refused permission to go but he left notwithstanding.
2 despite, in spite of, regardless of, in the face of, against:
Notwithstanding his mother's objections, George married Marsha.
3 although, though, even though, despite the fact that:
The product was almost totally unknown, notwithstanding it had been on the market for years.
Advanced English Dictionary
preposition, adverb +preposition (formal) (also used following the noun it refers to) without being affected by sth; in spite of sth: Notwithstanding some major financial problems, the school has had a successful year. + The bad weather notwithstanding, the event was a great success. +adverb (formal) in spite of this Synonym: HOWEVER, NEVERTHELESS Notwithstanding, the problem is a significant one.
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