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however much

No matter how much. However much it might embarrass you, you're taking your little sister to that concert!
See also: however, much

as much as

Regardless of or despite how much; although. As much as I'd like to see Paris or Rome someday, I'm pretty content to stay right here in my hometown for the time being. As much as he hated the arrogant young man, Jonathan couldn't allow an innocent person to be arrested for a crime he didn't commit.
See also: much

as much as

1. The same quantity as. As with as many (def. 2), the meaning of much as a large amount here is qualified by what follows. For example, Please help yourself to as much of the meant as you want indicates whatever amount you wish. [Late 1100s]
2. Also, however much, much as. Even though, no matter how much, as in As much as I hate to, I must stay home tonight, or However much it hurts, you ought to admit you were wrong, or Much as Karen would love to see us, she can't get out of her prior commitment. [Late 1500s]
3. Also, so much as. In effect, nearly the same as, as in Mom as much as told Jane she couldn't go, or The clerk so much as accused the customer of shoplifting. These expressions intensify the meaning of the verb and indicate that the action is unexpected. [Late 1300s]
See also: much
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This is not new to primary storage; however, it is a requirement for fixed-disk solutions in a critical environment.
However, as I will discuss in a moment, a number of important issues warrant further consideration, especially before dramatic moves are made toward increased fair value accounting.
The impact of traumatic experiences differs for every individual; however, beginning with the studies of combat fatigue after World War II, similarities across individuals have led to a generalized conceptualization of expected stress reactions, particularly those that might lead to career burnout.
However, TiO2 is also well known to cause polymer degradation in the presence of uv and moisture, resulting in chalking in the case of vinyl siding and window and door profiles.
However, few refuse to accept the decision and vow to initiate an investigation.
Of all the inhabitants of this cave over time, however, it is one person in whom we are particularly interested, dubbed Shanidar I and later nicknamed Nandy by his excavators (a team headed by Ralph Solecki who excavated between 1951 and 1960).
However, suppose that the general knowledge transmitted by schoolteachers, such as reading or arithmetic, remains largely unchanged and that the productivity of teachers remains constant as a result, Now schools must pay higher prices for skilled teachers, but they do not receive higher productivity in return.
However, chronic stress and the repeated exposure of the brain to "stress hormones" can lead to changes in the body which do not return to normal when the stress is removed.
As the war dragged into the mid to late 1980s, however, militia networks increasingly began to be stripped of their legitimacy, revealing what Corm has described as a "war system" whose particularistic economic logic overshadowed any lingering broader political agenda (1994).
Both the capsules and the solution should be refrigerated at 36 [degrees] F to 46 [degrees] F until dispensed; however, both formulations can be kept at a room temperature of up to 77 [degrees] F if used within 2 months.
However, after the 1999 legislation, an accrual-method taxpayer cannot use the installment method for income recognized from an installment sale.
Interestingly, however, there seems to have been little concern about quality as such in the online environment until about 1990.
Peracchi, however, received no boot in connection with the transfer.
As described in this article, however, a new method can predict the behavior of an alloy and optimize the casting process.
In addition, male household heads tended to keep property in their own hands rather than disburse it to dependents in their lifetime; the tradeoff for retaining property, however, was the decline of household heads' authority in dependents' life choices.