irrespective of
preposition Date: 1833 regardless of <
paid irrespective of how hard they work — Lee Bowes
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  • irrespective of — This expression is variously regarded by grammarians as an adjective plus a preposition, an adverbial phrase (alternative to irrespectively of, which is also found though much less often), or a complex preposition. The difficulty of… …   Modern English usage

  • Irrespective of — Irrespective Ir re*spec tive ([i^]r r[ e]*sp[e^]k t[i^]v), a. 1. Without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial; as, an irrespective judgment. [1913 Webster] According to this doctrine, it must be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irrespective of — index regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • irrespective of — preposition also irrespectively of : without respect or regard to : independent or regardless of values his friends irrespective of what he may hope to gain from them this payment is made irrespective of any settlement the court may order …   Useful english dictionary

  • irrespective of — regardless of. → irrespective …   English new terms dictionary

  • irrespective of — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. regardless of, independent of, discounting, apart from; see notwithstanding , regardless 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • irrespective of — adverb regardless of; without regard to; without considering …   Wiktionary

  • irrespective of — regardless of, notwithstanding, despite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • irrespective of — Regardless of, without regard to …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Irrespective — Ir re*spec tive ([i^]r r[ e]*sp[e^]k t[i^]v), a. 1. Without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial; as, an irrespective judgment. [1913 Webster] According to this doctrine, it must be resolved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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