What does «obstante» mean in spanish?

  • What's in the way.
  • (no obstante) However, without hindering or prejudicing a thing. It serves to indicate that what is said next is contradictory to what was said previously.

    Examples of use in spanish: "Casi no estudió, no obstante, aprobó el examen igualmente".

    "Dijo que no vendría; no obstante, esperaremos".

  • (no obstante) In spite of.

    Examples of use in spanish: "Decís que no le interesaba el dinero; no obstante lo cual, murió muy rico".
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