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for that matter

In addition; concerning that topic or issue. I didn't sleep well last night. I actually haven't slept well all week, for that matter.
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for that matter

besides; in addition. If you're hungry, take one of my doughnuts. For that matter, take two. I don't like this house. The roof leaks. For that matter, the whole place is falling apart. Tom is quite arrogant. So is his sister, for that matter.
See also: matter, that
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

for that matter

As for that, so far as that is concerned, as in For that matter I'm not too hungry. William Congreve used it in The Old Batchelour (1693; 4:22): "No, no, for that matter, when she and I part, she'll carry her separate maintenance." [Late 1600s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

for ˈthat matter

(spoken) used to say that the second thing mentioned is just as important or true as the first thing: Don’t shout at your mother like that — or at anyone else, for that matter.She thought that TV — and staying indoors, for that matter — was bad for children.
See also: matter, that
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for that matter

So far as that is concerned; as for that.
See also: matter, that
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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