nonobstant

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of non +‎ obstant, Old French participle of obster (to obstruct, stand in the way of).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔ.nɔp.stɑ̃/
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Preposition[edit]

nonobstant

  1. (formal) despite, in spite of, notwithstanding
    Synonym: malgré

Adverb[edit]

nonobstant

  1. (formal) however, nevertheless
    Synonyms: néanmoins, cependant

Further reading[edit]