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whichever

[hwich-ev-er, wich-] /ʰwɪtʃˈɛv ər, wɪtʃ-/
pronoun
1.
any one that:
Take whichever you like.
2.
no matter which:
Whichever you choose, the others will be offended.
adjective
3.
no matter which:
whichever day; whichever ones you choose.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see which, ever
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British Dictionary definitions for which-ever

whichever

/wɪtʃˈɛvə/
determiner
1.
  1. any (one, two, etc, out of several) take whichever car you like
  2. (as pronoun) choose whichever appeals to you
2.
  1. no matter which (one or ones) whichever card you pick you'll still be making a mistake
  2. (as pronoun) it won't make any difference, whichever comes first
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Word Origin and History for which-ever
whichever
1388, from which + ever.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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