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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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Even so, the sort of critique I am suggesting does have implications for any tradition passed on through texts.
Even so, Tine labeled the plan "pallid," saying it "avoids all the toughest issues" and charged Clinton with break news organizations, such as The Boston Globe, stated falsely that Clinton was trying to fob off Bush's old plan as his own.
Even so, if you talk to enough reporters, a pattern emerges.
Even so, even Hill and Knowlton couldn't put a happy face on the larger referendum picture: