even so

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Related to even so: reluctant, discrepancy, along with, even if
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Adv.1.even so - despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
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(iːvən) adverb
1. used to point out something unexpected in what one is saying. `Have you finished yet?' `No, I haven't even started.'; Even the winner got no prize.
2. yet; still. My boots were dirty, but his were even dirtier.
even if
no matter whether. Even if I leave now, I'll be too late.
even so
in spite of that. It rained, but even so we enjoyed the day.
even though
in spite of the fact that. I like the job even though it's badly paid.
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"Even so," Smith says, "all cooling systems should be regularly inspected and cleaned to remove anything which may be lodged that reduces the ability of a machine to cool itself."
Since successful manners were a pre-requisite to acknowledgement and respect within a hierarchical system, children had to learn manners quickly and practice them throughout their lives as an individual "tended to become a social outcast if his actions always ran counter to the community's idea of right conduct." (29) James Miti, an elderly ally of Mulumba and leader of the Bataka movement, was more nostalgic for the past than Mulira was, but even so, he emphasized that the strength of Ganda society had rested on manners and appropriate behavior, enforced with dire punishments.
Even so, the plain lowdown tactics--like the phony fliers--are far less common than logistical ones.