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Definition of whenever conjunction from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//wənˈɛvər//
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  1. 1at any time that; on any occasion that You can ask for help whenever you need it.
  2. 2every time that Whenever she comes, she brings a friend. The roof leaks whenever it rains. We try to help whenever possible.
  3. 3used when the time when something happens is not important “When do you need it by?” “Saturday or Sunday. Whenever.” It's not urgent—we can do it next week or whenever.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: whenever