in any case


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in any case

 and in any event
no matter what happens. I intend to be home by supper time, but in any case by eight o'clock. In any event, I'll see you this evening.
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in any case

whatever happens in any event You should be able to catch a bus, but in any case you can always take a taxi home. In any case, you should test drive the car before buying it.
Usage notes: the same meaning can be also expressed by come what may, come hell or high water, at (the very) least, and either way
Related vocabulary: one way or the other
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in any case

Also, at all events; in any event. No matter what happens, certainly; also, whatever the fact is, anyway. For example, In any case, I plan to go, or Call me tomorrow, at all events, or He may not be getting a raise, but in any event his boss thinks highly of him. In any case dates from the second half of the 1800s, at all events from about 1700, and in any event from the 1900s. For an antonym, see in no case.
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in any case

Regardless of what has occurred or will occur.
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