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or otherwise

Or something that is starkly different or contrasting (compared to something else). Do whatever it takes to convince him to sell—legal or otherwise. We accept all forms of payment, cash or otherwise.
See also: otherwise

or ˈotherwise

used to refer to something that is different from or the opposite of what has just been mentioned: It was necessary to discover the truth or otherwise of these statements.We insure against all damage, accidental or otherwise.
See also: otherwise