Notwithstanding – Word of the Day for IELTS

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Notwithstanding – Word of the Day for IELTS Writing & Speaking

Notwithstanding (preposition) \ˌnät-with-ˈstan-diŋ\

Meaning: in spite of something

Synonym: in spite of the fact that; although, nevertheless, despite

Antonym: because of; on account of

Example: 

  • It was the same material, notwithstanding the texture seemed different.
  • Notwithstanding the long delay, I still decided to set out for my journey. 

Exercise:

Fill in the gap, using given words: notwithstanding, reluctant, levied, undergo, panel, integrity, convince, colleagues, enormous, albeit

1. The airport has _______________ a $10 surcharge for every passenger to cover the cost of renovations to the facility.

2. She has been _______________ to get into a relationship with a guy ever since her last boyfriend dumped her.

3. We continued our picnic, _______________ the light rain.

4. She is to _______________ knee surgery tomorrow morning.

5. As part of the job interview, you will be interviewed by a _______________ of people working in the department.

6. I ran into an old _______________ at a conference, and we went out for a beer after the workshop.

7. He has a reputation for _______________, and everyone trusts him completely.

8. Canada is an _______________ country, the second largest in the world.

9. My boyfriend is trying to _______________ me to get married, but I don’t think that I’m ready.

10. My parents have agreed, _______________ with some conditions, to let me borrow their car for the holidays.

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