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in any case

Regardless of what happens or what the circumstances are; in any event. Some of them can be checked automatically at first, but, in any case, we'll still need to process each one manually. I can't remember if we're stopping in Philly or Baltimore. In any case we're definitely staying in D.C. for the night.
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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

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 ˈany case

whatever may happen or has happened; anyway: I don’t know yet who’ll bring it or what time, but in any case you’ll get your car back tomorrow.My mother came to stay so I couldn’t go to the party, but I didn’t really want to go in any case.
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in any case

Regardless of what has occurred or will occur.
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