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Vocabulary plays a vital part in the IELTS exam. So, learn a new day daily to enrich your word power.
Today, the word of the day is 'Notwithstanding'.
"The word 'Notwithstanding' is a preposition and can be pronounced as 'nawt -vidh-stand-uhng' (\ˌnät-with-ˈstan-diŋ\)."
The meaning of the word is 'in spite of something'.
The synonyms of the word are: 'in spite of the fact that', 'although', 'nevertheless' and 'despite'.
The antonyms of the word are 'because of' and 'on account of'. word are: 'in spite of the fact that', 'although', 'nevertheless' and 'despite'.
 1. It was the same material, notwithstanding the texture seemed different.

 2. Notwithstanding the long delay, I still decided to set out for my journey.
Exercise: Make 2 sentences with 'notwithstanding'.
 1. Notwithstanding his fear, he spoke up for his first debate competition.

 2. The mountaineers reached their destination, notwithstanding the hard climate.
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