- in spite of the fact that; even though; though.
Origin of although
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notwithstanding (that), even if, albeit (that).
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Although he brings a Western spin to things, he seems equally inspired by the local sense of style.
Indeed, although he works here in the old town, he lives in the new part of the city where he walks his dog in the morning.
The feed is good a mile down from the spring, although it is very old and dry.
I was glad to meet the party again, although we were in a bad position.
We got enough at Figtree Gully to satisfy them, although there is not a great supply.
I suppose there are a number of girls here, although it's early.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
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I have another letter from Mr. Lovelace, although I had not answered his former.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
- (subordinating) despite the fact that; even thoughalthough she was ill, she worked hard
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Word Origin and History for although
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