notwithstanding notwithstanding  /ˌnɑ twɪθ ˈstæn dɪŋ/


  • (adv) despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)


  1. The gazillion dollars spent on David Beckham notwithstanding, the idea of sports making Americans aware of the larger world is something of a contradiction in terms.
  2. Airmen, notwithstanding their origins as a rib of the Army, wished to be called simply airmen.
  3. Mixed reviews notwithstanding, the $399 gadget certainly is flying off Amazon's shelves.


  1. Oracle Releases Java EE 7 with Eye on HTML5 Development

    Delays and dropped features notwithstanding, the release is "expansive," according to one analyst
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CIO

  2. Apple's WWDC: What To Expect

    Apple (AAPL) is set to hold its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) today. Since Apple has not released a new product (new iPod Touch notwithstanding) since October 2012, there's increased speculation about what new products, software, and services the technology titan might unveil.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Apple unveils iWork for iCloud

    iWork has been a traditional software suite ever since it first launched (the brief availability of notwithstanding), but Apple is bringing it to the web in earnest today by revealing iWork for iCloud. The suite includes Keynote, Numbers and Pages, and each of the web apps preserves many of the same real-time editing features as its iOS and Mac counterparts. The collection officially ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Engadget


  1. "Political interference will be dealt with by FIFA notwithstanding what kind of interference and what is the size of the country," Blatter told the media in Johannesburg last Wednesday, in reaction to the news from Nigeria .
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: The Zimbabwean

  2. "We're making investments, notwithstanding the downturn," Blake said. "I think that's absolutely the right thing to do for the business. It's going to lead to long-term success."
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Frank Blake Source: Forbes

  3. "CMAG agreed that notwithstanding some progress by the Pakistan government since its last meeting [on November 12], the situation in Pakistan continued to represent a serious violation of the Commonwealth's fundamental values," McKinnon said.
    on Nov 22, 2007 By: Don McKinnon Source: The Age

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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /