Definitions: (preposition) When A happens notwithstanding B, then A happens even if B might stop it from happening at a different time or situation.
Examples: (preposition) Notwithstanding the poor conditions they live in, they seem very happy with life. (preposition) We’re going ahead with the event as planned, notwithstanding the heavy rain and wind.
Synonyms: prepositions: despite, although, nevertheless. despite, although, however.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 B