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regardless
American English: /rəˈɡɑrdləs/
British English: /rɪˈɡɑːdləs/

adverb

  • 1.1 (in spite of everything) I told her not to do it, but she carried on regardless
    le dije que no lo hiciera pero no me hizo caso or [colloquial] siguió como si tal cosa
    she'll have her say, regardless
    siempre tiene que dar su opinión, pese a quien pese or pase lo que pase
    Example sentences
    • What I normally do in these circumstances is grit my teeth and carry on regardless.
    • I chose to blot out the sound of cold water being poured on my words of admiration, and carried on regardless.
    • Or will we just keep buying regardless, carried away by the cheap thrill of it all?
    1.2regardless of (prep) we must leave tonight, regardless of the cost/consequences
    tenemos que salir esta noche, cueste lo que cueste/pase lo que pase
    regardless of what people say
    a pesar de lo que diga la gente
    regardless of her feelings on the matter
    sin tener en cuenta lo que ella pudiera ( or pueda etc) pensar
    we'll go regardless of the weather
    iremos llueva o truene
    Example sentences
    • This is indeed a unique race, regardless of age or gender all the athletes run together.
    • Officers are now warning that offenders face prosecution if caught, regardless of their age.
    • According to the proposals, pupils would sit the exams at their own pace, regardless of their age.

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