Definition of or or and otherwise in English:

or (or and) otherwise

  • Indicating the opposite of or a contrast to something stated: we don’t want a president, elected or otherwise
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    • Possession or otherwise of an ID card would make not the slightest difference.
    • I haven't seen either show yet, so I will not comment on their respective merits or otherwise.
    • I am yet to meet a man, in a partnership or otherwise, who doesn't exert total domination of this device.
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