albeit

[ awl-bee-it ]
/ ɔlˈbi ɪt /

conjunction

although; even if: a peaceful, albeit brief retirement.

Origin of albeit

1350–1400; Middle English al be it al(though) it be
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British Dictionary definitions for albeit

albeit

/ (ɔːlˈbiːɪt) /

conjunction

even though

Word Origin for albeit

C14 al be it, that is, although it be (that)
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Word Origin and History for albeit

albeit


conj.

late 14c., a contraction of al be it "al(though) it be (that)."

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