whichever

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

which +‎ ever

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

whichever

  1. Any or either of a group or set that….
    If the work is of joint authorship, the copyright expires 50 years after the death of the author who first dies, or upon the death of the author who dies last, whichever period is longer.
  2. No matter which, whether one or another.
    Whichever book you borrow, be sure to return it to the library on time.
    Choose whichever card you like.

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PronounEdit

whichever

  1. Any one or a number of a group.
    Take a card, whichever you want!
  2. No matter which.
    Whichever you pick, be content with it.
    Whichever of you gets here first will get the prize.

Usage notesEdit

It may be preferable to use whoever (subject) or whomever (object) when referring to a group of people.

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