In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a pesar depese ano obstante formalnotwithstanding recent developments, recent developments notwithstanding — a pesar de / pese a los sucesos recientes
- This notwithstanding the evidence of Mr. Sinclair.
- Evidence to the contrary notwithstanding, England still is the countryside, and any threat to its conservation is a scandal because it threatens Englishness itself.
- If notwithstanding this evidence the case is proved, then precisely the same circumstances may also be relevant to mitigation of penalty.
- As I have said before, Christopher has elected not to play any part of these proceedings, notwithstanding his closeness to Sarah, who herself gave evidence.
- And the evidence presented is woefully inadequate to prove anything, notwithstanding the absolutes of science.
- There are also enough indications that DVDs are here to stay - a thriving piracy market and unrelenting police crackdown, notwithstanding.
- I make this finding notwithstanding the plaintiff's evidence that he understood everything the defendant told him.
- These points notwithstanding, Joe Cinque's Consolation is a lovely piece of writing and I don't begrudge a single minute I spent curled up with it.
- He said he expects it will open the door to a bright new future for tourism in Ireland's regions, notwithstanding the difficulties currently facing the industry.
- The Plaintiff failed to deliver any expert evidence to support their allegations notwithstanding two previous orders that required her to do so.
- Take a walk down any colony or playground on a lazy Sunday afternoon and you will find children working on their batting and bowling with zeal, notwithstanding the blazing heat.
- Congressional interest notwithstanding, the dissident groups, both external and internal, are still largely on their own.
- I accept the evidence lead on behalf of the Defendants that, notwithstanding the form, many physicians did not complete this particular box.
- The scientific evidence notwithstanding, all US states allow juveniles to be tried as adults for some offenses.
- There is evidence that notwithstanding the plaintiff's age, a pharmacist has a good prospect of finding employment in his field.
- Bad luck notwithstanding, it was still a light day.
- Imagine, apparently conclusive evidence to the contrary notwithstanding, that a very few gifted individuals are genuinely clairvoyant.
- But politics notwithstanding, Hollywood, in particular, is often portrayed as the last great liberal holdout in California.
- All evidence to the contrary notwithstanding, they'd fight their way back.
- Then the conclusion is that, notwithstanding the initial impression based on the evidence, obviousness was not made out.
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- It is that attitude, allied to a zest for the game and notwithstanding obvious aplomb on the pitch, that has impressed his club manager George Burley.
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