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whatsoever

[hwuht-soh-ev-er, hwot-, wuht-, wot-] /ˌʰwʌt soʊˈɛv ər, ˌʰwɒt-, ˌwʌt-, ˌwɒt-/
pronoun, adjective
1.
(an intensive form of whatever):
whatsoever it be; in any place whatsoever.
Origin of whatsoever
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English, equivalent to what so whatever (Old English swā hwæt swā) + ever ever
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whatsoever

/ˌwɒtsəʊˈɛvə/
adjective
1.
(postpositive) at all: used as an intensifier with indefinite pronouns and determiners such as none, any, no one, anybody, etc
pronoun
2.
an archaic word for whatever
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Word Origin and History for whatsoever
pron.

mid-13c., quuat-so-euere; see what + soever.

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