non obstante


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non ob·stan·te

 (nŏn′ əb-stăn′tē, -stän′-, nōn′)
prep.
Notwithstanding.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin nōn obstante (aliquō statūtō in contrārium), notwithstanding (any statute to the contrary) : Latin nōn, not + Latin obstante, ablative present participle of obstāre, to withstand.]

non ob•stan•te

(noʊn oʊbˈstɑn tɛ; Eng. nɒn ɒbˈstæn ti)

prep. Latin.
notwithstanding.
[short for Anglo-Latin, Latin nōn obstante aliquō statūtō in contrārium any statute to the contrary notwithstanding]
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