Definition of even if in English:

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even if

1Despite the possibility that; no matter whether: always try everything even if it turns out to be a dud
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  • It does not matter, even if it were to be clearly established that it had gone astray in the post.
  • It is a unique gift that once given will always remain, even if the relationship ends.
  • Under the current rules it is possible to force a vote even if only one branch supports the move.
1.1Despite the fact that: he is a great president, even if he has many enemies
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  • There will be an audience for whatever is written, even if that audience is small.
  • Therefore, even if the police cannot stop the drugs, they can try to follow the money.
  • They already have wide currency amongst campaigners even if it is not labelled as such.
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