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even so

In spite of something; regardless. I know you're not happy with mom right now, but, even so, you should tell her that you arrived in London safely.
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even so

Nevertheless, still, that being the case. For example, That may be true, but even so we will investigate further, or She claimed it contained no garlic, but even so I could taste it. [Late 1300s]
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ˌeven ˈso

in spite of that: There are a lot of spelling mistakes; even so, it’s quite a good answer.
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