from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- prep. In spite of: The teams played on, notwithstanding the rain.
- adv. All the same; nevertheless: We proceeded, notwithstanding.
- conj. In spite of the fact that; although.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Nevertheless, all the same.
- conj. Although.
- prep. In spite of, despite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. Without prevention, or obstruction from or by; in spite of.
- Nevertheless; however; although.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not opposing; not standing in the way or contradicting; not availing to the contrary.
- With following noun, or clause with that: In spite of, or in spite of the fact that; although.
- Synonyms Notwithstanding, In spite of, Despite, for all. Notwithstanding is the least emphatic; it calls attention with some emphasis to an obstacle: as, notwithstanding his youth, he made great progress. In spite of and despite, by the strength of the word spite, point primarily to active opposition: as, in spite of his utmost efforts, he was defeated; and, figuratively, to great obstacles of any kind: as, despite all hindrances, he arrived at the time appointed. Despite is rather loftier and more poetic than the others.
- Followed by a clause with that omitted: In spite of the fact that; although.
- Synonyms Although, Though, etc. See although.
- Nevertheless; however; yet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
In fact, the title notwithstanding, it's one of the most remarkably faithful sequels you'll ever see, in tone, setup, and execution.
But the title notwithstanding, the main purpose of the event appeared to be for the sponsoring organizations to congratulate themselves on their ostensible championing of Ramadan's free speech rights in the face of his "ideological exclusion" from the United States by the Bush administration.
The "devils" in the title notwithstanding, one of this book's strengths is to put a human face on institutions that have been demonized -- even as it raises questions about their dealings.
I want to make clear before you read this that the title notwithstanding, I miss New York City and particularly my Greenwich Village neighborhood around Bedford Street every day.
Message to the new president: Negative implications of the term notwithstanding,
Much of this appears to be little more than posturing for the cameras, recognizing that bad behavior in this context (the title notwithstanding) is rewarded with increased airtime.
The title notwithstanding, Catlin's version actually centers on Icarus's father, the legendary architect and inventor Daedalus.
Spelling errors in the title notwithstanding (they seem confused about their plural and singular references), it was a good effort by a group young idealist who are part of the Bureau of Education and Knowledge Society of Gerakan.
- The title notwithstanding, this book also covers the history and techical details, and has numerous appendixes
Thus, members of this list should be alert to the fact that the title notwithstanding, this book focuses heavily and disproportionately on the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.