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sobeit

[ soh-bee-it ]
/ soʊˈbi ɪt /
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conjunction Archaic.

if it be so that; provided that.

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Origin of sobeit

First recorded in 1575–85; so1 + be + it1
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British Dictionary definitions for sobeit

sobeit
/ (səʊˈbiːɪt) /

conjunction

archaic provided that
C16: from so 1 + be + it : originally three words
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Idioms and Phrases with sobeit

so be it

Let it be so, I accept it as it is. For example, If you can't change the reservation, so be it; I'll travel on Monday. This phrase, often given as a translation of the Hebrew (and Greek and Latin) amen, has been employed in the current sense since about 1600.

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