[hwich-ev-er, wich-]
any one that: Take whichever you like.
no matter which: Whichever you choose, the others will be offended.
no matter which: whichever day; whichever ones you choose.

1350–1400; Middle English; see which, ever

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whichever (wɪtʃˈɛvə)
1.  a.  any (one, two, etc, out of several): take whichever car you like
 b.  (as pronoun): choose whichever appeals to you
2.  a.  no matter which (one or ones): whichever card you pick you'll still be making a mistake
 b.  (as pronoun): it won't make any difference, whichever comes first

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Word Origin & History

1388, from which + ever.
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Example sentences
Whichever direction the experiment went, there was a simple way to monitor the progress.
Whichever method you use, please don't get creative trying to buck the system.
Whichever path is followed, the result is the same, but life forms do it faster.
Whichever you pick, the number of deceased donors will never be enough.
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