American English

Definition of whichever determiner from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1used to say what feature or quality is important in deciding something Choose whichever brand you prefer. Pensions should be increased annually in line with earnings or prices, whichever is the higher. Whichever of you gets here first will get the prize.
  2. 2used to say that it does not matter which, as the result will be the same It takes three hours, whichever route you take. The situation is an awkward one,whichever way you look at it. Whichever they choose, we must accept their decision.
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