Definition of howe'er in English:

howe'er

contraction

literary
  • However.

    ‘truth is truth howe'er it strike’
    • ‘Twill be in ten short years he becomes a grown man, and at that time, I'd bet my very soul he could handle the item, howe'er dangerous it may be.’
    • ‘Freedom has a thousand charms to show, That slaves howe'er contented, never know.’

Pronunciation

howe'er

/həʊˈɛː/