in any event

in any event
adverb
used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement (Freq. 6)
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Anyhow, he is dead now

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I think they're asleep; anyhow, they're quiet

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I don't know what happened to it; anyway, it's gone

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anyway, there is another factor to consider

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I don't know how it started; in any case, there was a brief scuffle

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in any event, the government faced a serious protest

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but at any rate he got a knighthood for it

Syn: ↑anyhow, ↑anyway, ↑anyways, ↑in any case, ↑at any rate

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adverb

in any event, you will find him in comfortable circumstances

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in any event
No matter what happens, anyway
event

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in any event at all events phrase
whatever happens or has happened

The main witness was probably lying, but in any event the prosecution’s case was very weak.

Thesaurus: not relevant or appropriatesynonym
Main entry: event

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(or at all events) whatever happens or may have happened

in any event, there was one promise the trickster did keep

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in any event — see event
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Main Entry:any

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in ˈany event | at ˈall events idiom
used to emphasize or show that sth is true or will happen in spite of other circumstances
Syn: ↑in any case

I think she'll agree to do it but in any event, all she can say is ‘no’.

Main entry:eventidiom

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