no matter
phrasal without regard to ; irrespective of <
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • no matter — ► no matter 1) regardless of. 2) it is of no importance. Main Entry: ↑matter …   English terms dictionary

  • no matter — adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks (Freq. 10) he carried on regardless of the difficulties • Syn: ↑regardless, ↑irrespective, ↑disregardless, ↑disregarding * * * phrasal : not being of importance …   Useful english dictionary

  • no matter — 1. Not anything important. * /I wanted to see him before he left but it s no matter./ 2. It makes no difference; regardless of. * /She was going to be a singer no matter what difficulties she met./ * /He had to get the car fixed no matter how… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • no matter — 1. Not anything important. * /I wanted to see him before he left but it s no matter./ 2. It makes no difference; regardless of. * /She was going to be a singer no matter what difficulties she met./ * /He had to get the car fixed no matter how… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • no\ matter — 1. Not anything important. I wanted to see him before he left but it s no matter. 2. It makes no difference; regardless of. She was going to be a singer no matter what difficulties she met. He had to get the car fixed no matter how much it cost.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • no matter — adverb a) irrespective of, regardless of, in spite of Shell never catch up with them, no matter how hard she works. b) it doesnt matter, its unimportant, it doesnt make any difference It seems that Doughs coat has gone missing. Oh well no matter …   Wiktionary

  • no matter — I ordered a blue tablecloth, but no matter, the green one looks just fine Syn: it doesn t matter, it makes no difference, it s not important, never mind, don t worry about it …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • no matter — regardless of No matter how hard that I try my tutor is never satisfied …   Idioms and examples

  • no matter — slightly formal something that you say which means that a problem is not important. It s raining, but no matter, I ll take the dog for a walk anyway …   New idioms dictionary

  • no matter — idi regardless or irrespective of: no matter how we try[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

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