Meaning of notwithstanding
Pronunciation: (not"wi-stan'ding, -with-), [key]
- in spite of; without being opposed or prevented by: Notwithstanding a brilliant defense, he was found guilty. She went to the game anyway, doctor's orders notwithstanding.
- in spite of the fact that; although: It was the same material, notwithstanding the texture seemed different.
- nevertheless; anyway; yet: We were invited notwithstanding.
- notwithstanding (Thesaurus)