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見た目はともかく [みためはともかく] (mitamewatomokaku)
    Meaning: Whether (it/he/she~) is~~~or not,
    Example: Whether it looks good or not,...........
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: expandover

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Noun は ともかく Noun は/が..........
Also you can add として after ともかく:
Noun は ともかく[として] Noun は/が..........

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ex #8077    
[見た目] indicates appearance.  
ex #8078   あの女優は、顔はともかくとして演技がすばらしい。 
Whether she is a good looking or not, she is a great actress.  
ex #8079   母の料理は見た目はともかく味は美味しい。 
My mother's cooking is delicious, whether it looks good or not.  

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