from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- preposition Notwithstanding.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Notwithstanding; in opposition to what has been stated or admitted or is to be stated or admitted.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- Notwithstanding; in opposition to, or in spite of, what has been stated, or is to be stated or admitted.
- (Law) A clause in old English statutes and letters patent, importing a license from the crown to do a thing notwithstanding any statute to the contrary. This dispensing power was abolished by the Bill of Rights.
- (Law) a judgment sometimes entered by order of the court, for the plaintiff,
notwithstanding a verdictfor the defendant.
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- noun law A
clausein old English statutesand letters patent, designating a licencefrom the crownto do a thing notwithstandingany lawsto the contrary.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English, from Medieval Latin nōn obstante (aliquō statūtō in contrārium), notwithstanding (any statute to the contrary) : Latin nōn, not + Latin obstante, ablative present participle of obstāre, to withstand.]
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