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


  • 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
    le dije que no lo hiciera pero siguió como si tal cosa [colloquial]
    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?
  • 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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