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It’s a common expression that means: “It doesn’t matter / Whatever“. This is the most polite way to express this idea in French, and it will work in most situations.
“Ça m’est égal” (It’s egal to me) is also a formal synonym that you can use. Check the “Synonyms” chapter below for tons of variations, especially much more familiar ones…
Your boss asks you if you prefer working tomorrow or the day after, you can say: “Peu importe.” (It doesn’t matter much). It implies you are fine with both options.
Your friend asks you if you prefer eating pizza or sushis, but you don’t have a firm opinion on the topic, you can say: “Peu importe, tout me va” (Whatever, I’m fine with anything)
They are sorted from the more “formal” to the more “vulgar“, even though this is not an exact science and can vary depending on people, culture, religion, etc.