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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 non ob·stan·te /ˌnɑnəbˈstænti, ˌnon-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Non ob·stan·te
 1. Notwithstanding; in opposition to, or in spite of, what has been stated, or is to be stated or admitted.
 2. Law A clause in old English statutes and letters patent, importing a license from the crown to do a thing notwithstanding any statute to the contrary. This dispensing power was abolished by the Bill of Rights.
    In this very reign [Henry III.] the practice of dispensing with statutes by a non obstante was introduced.   --Hallam.
 Non obstante veredicto  Law, a judgment sometimes entered by order of the court, for the plaintiff, notwithstanding a verdict for the defendant.