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adverb spoken anyway pronunciation in American English /ˈeniˌweɪ/
  1. 1
    despite something that you have previously mentioned

    Even if the drug is banned, a lot of people will go on using it anyway.

    No one expected house prices to fall, but anyway that’s exactly what happened.

  2. 2
    used when stating a particular fact that shows that something just mentioned is not important

    “Sorry about the stain.” “Never mind, I was going to have it cleaned anyway.”

    I don’t understand politics, and anyway I’m not really interested.

  3. 3
    used when you are changing the subject of a conversation back to what you were talking about earlier

    Anyway, as I was saying, things really have started to improve.

  4. 4
    used for ending a conversation, or for showing that you have come to the end of what you are telling someone

    Anyway, in the end we decided to stay at home.

    It was all Kevin’s fault. That’s what I think anyway.

  5. 6
    used when adding a statement that limits what you have just said

    It’s something I can’t tell you – not just now, anyway.

    He would never blame his wife, not in public, anyway.

  6. 8
    used for introducing what happened next

    Alan told me to get a doctor. So anyway, I phoned Dr. Bentley.


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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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