"albeit" meaning in English

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Conjunction

IPA: /ɔːlˈbiː.ɪt/ [UK], /ɔlˈbi.ət/ [US], /ɑlˈbi.ɪt/ [cot-caught-merger] Audio: en-us-albeit.ogg [US]
Etymology: From the Middle English expression al be it (that), itself shortened from althagh it be that (“although it be that”), and thus composed from al (“completely, entirely”) + be (3rd person singular present subjunctive of been (“to be”)) + it. Etymology templates: {{inh|en|enm|-}} Middle English, {{m|enm|al be it (that)}} al be it (that), {{m|enm|althagh it be that|t=although it be that}} althagh it be that (“although it be that”), {{m|enm|been|t=to be}} been (“to be”), {{com|enm|al|be|it|pos2=3rd person singular present subjunctive of <i class="Latn mention" lang="enm">been</i> (“to be”)|t1=completely, entirely}} al (“completely, entirely”) + be (3rd person singular present subjunctive of been (“to be”)) + it Head templates: {{head|en|conjunction}} albeit
  1. Although, despite (it) being. Wikipedia link: Artemis Fowl (novel), BBC Sport, Houston Chronicle, Jessica (The Merchant of Venice)
    Sense id: albeit-en-conj-ISnDSbRv Categories (other): English_univerbations Synonyms: as much as, though, even though, albe Related terms: howbeit Translations (despite its being; although): وَلَو (walaw) (Arabic), мака́р (makár) (Bulgarian), мака́р и (makár i) (Bulgarian), encara que (Catalan), tanmateix (Catalan), però (Catalan), 雖然 [Mandarin] (Chinese), 虽然 (suīrán) [Mandarin] (Chinese), třebaže (Czech), omend (Danish), selv om (Danish), alhoewel (Dutch), hoewel (Dutch), ofschoon (Dutch), kvankam (Esperanto), vaikka (Finnish), vaikkakin (Finnish), joskin (Finnish), bien que (French), quoique (French), inanque (Galician), aínda que (Galician), maxer (Galician), macar (Galician), decasí (Galician), porén (Galician), malia (Galician), embora (Galician), orasme (Galician), decontra (Galician), emporiso (Galician), noustante (Galician), wenn auch (German), wenngleich (German), obgleich (German), obschon (German), καίτοι (kaítoi) (Greek), μολονότι (molonóti) (Greek), જોકે (joke) (Gujarati), પરંતુ (parantu) (Gujarati), તેમ છતાં (tem chatā̃) (Gujarati), אַף כִּי (af ki) (Hebrew), אַף עַל פִּי (af al pi) (Hebrew), किन्तु (kintu) (Hindi), परन्तु (parantu) (Hindi), quankam (Ido), benché (Italian), とはいえ (to wa ie) (Japanese), ではあるが (de wa aru ga) (Japanese), etsi (Latin), nors ir (Lithuanian), selv om (Norwegian), om enn (Norwegian), malgrat (Occitan), tot ben que (Occitan), encara que (Occitan), اگرچه (agarče) (Persian), هرچند (harčand) (Persian), chociaż (Polish), acz (Polish), aczkolwiek (Polish), se bem que (Portuguese), mesmo que (Portuguese), ainda que (Portuguese), totuși (Romanian), dar (Romanian), хотя́ (xotjá) (Russian), иако [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), мада [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), премда [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), чак и ако [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), iako [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), mada [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), premda [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), čak i ako [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), aj keď (Slovak), četudi (Slovene), čeprav (Slovene), aunque (Spanish), no obstante (Spanish), si bien (Spanish), om än (Swedish), her ne kadar (Turkish), yine (Turkish), gerçi (Turkish), ise de (Turkish)

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          "lang": "Ido",
          "sense": "despite its being; although",
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          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "despite its being; although",
          "word": "benché"
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          "sense": "despite its being; although",
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          "word": "malgrat"
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          "word": "encara que"
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          "sense": "despite its being; although",
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          "sense": "despite its being; although",
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          "code": "pl",
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          "sense": "despite its being; although",
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          "code": "pl",
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          "sense": "despite its being; although",
          "word": "aczkolwiek"
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          "sense": "despite its being; although",
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          "sense": "despite its being; although",
          "word": "dar"
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      "name": "m"
    },
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      },
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      "name": "com"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From the Middle English expression al be it (that), itself shortened from althagh it be that (“although it be that”), and thus composed from al (“completely, entirely”) + be (3rd person singular present subjunctive of been (“to be”)) + it.",
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      "args": {
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    }
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "conj",
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    {
      "word": "howbeit"
    }
  ],
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        "English conjunctions",
        "English lemmas",
        "English terms derived from Middle English",
        "English terms inherited from Middle English",
        "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
        "English terms with audio links",
        "English terms with quotations",
        "English_univerbations",
        "Middle English compound terms",
        "Portuguese redlinks",
        "Portuguese redlinks/t",
        "Quotation templates to be cleaned"
      ],
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        {
          "ref": "c. 1596–1598 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies[…] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act II, scene vi], page 170",
          "text": "Jess. Who are you? tell me for more certainty,\n Albeit Ile sweare that I do know your tongue."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2001, Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl, page 92",
          "text": "The stranger had crossed a sacred line. He had mentioned the men’s mothers. Nothing could get him out of a beating now, even the fact that he was obviously a simpleton. Albeit a simpleton with a good vocabulary.",
          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "June 17 2007, Ellen Marrus, Houston Chronicle",
          "text": "There’s an easy, albeit expensive, way to fix the national crisis in forensic crime labs.",
          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "September 24, 2011, Ben Dirs, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 67-3 Romania”, in BBC Sport",
          "text": "Up front, skipper and open-side Lewis Moody looked almost back to full fitness, while England's set-piece was barely troubled, albeit against a Romania side showing 11 changes from that beaten by Argentina earlier in the week.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
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        "Although, despite (it) being."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "Although, despite (it) being."
      ],
      "wikipedia": [
        "Artemis Fowl (novel)",
        "BBC Sport",
        "Houston Chronicle",
        "Jessica (The Merchant of Venice)"
      ]
    }
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      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈbiː.ɪt/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔlˈbi.ət/",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɑlˈbi.ɪt/",
      "tags": [
        "cot-caught-merger"
      ]
    },
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      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/90/En-us-albeit.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
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    {
      "word": "as much as"
    },
    {
      "word": "though"
    },
    {
      "word": "even though"
    },
    {
      "word": "albe"
    }
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    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "walaw",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "وَلَو"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "makár",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "мака́р"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "makár i",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "мака́р и"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "encara que"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "tanmateix"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "però"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "雖然"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "suīrán",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "虽然"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "třebaže"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "omend"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "selv om"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "alhoewel"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "hoewel"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "ofschoon"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "kvankam"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "vaikka"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "vaikkakin"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "joskin"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "bien que"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "quoique"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "inanque"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "aínda que"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "maxer"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "macar"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "decasí"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "porén"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "malia"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "embora"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "orasme"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "decontra"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "emporiso"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "noustante"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "wenn auch"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "wenngleich"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "obgleich"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "obschon"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "kaítoi",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "καίτοι"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "molonóti",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "μολονότι"
    },
    {
      "code": "gu",
      "lang": "Gujarati",
      "roman": "joke",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "જોકે"
    },
    {
      "code": "gu",
      "lang": "Gujarati",
      "roman": "parantu",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "પરંતુ"
    },
    {
      "code": "gu",
      "lang": "Gujarati",
      "roman": "tem chatā̃",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "તેમ છતાં"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "af ki",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "אַף כִּי"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "af al pi",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "אַף עַל פִּי"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "kintu",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "किन्तु"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "parantu",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "परन्तु"
    },
    {
      "code": "io",
      "lang": "Ido",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "quankam"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "benché"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "to wa ie",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "とはいえ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "de wa aru ga",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "ではあるが"
    },
    {
      "code": "la",
      "lang": "Latin",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "etsi"
    },
    {
      "code": "lt",
      "lang": "Lithuanian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "nors ir"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "selv om"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "om enn"
    },
    {
      "code": "oc",
      "lang": "Occitan",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "malgrat"
    },
    {
      "code": "oc",
      "lang": "Occitan",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "tot ben que"
    },
    {
      "code": "oc",
      "lang": "Occitan",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "encara que"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "agarče",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "اگرچه"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "harčand",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "هرچند"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "chociaż"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "acz"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "aczkolwiek"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "se bem que"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "mesmo que"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "ainda que"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "totuși"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "dar"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "xotjá",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "хотя́"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "иако"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "мада"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "премда"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "чак и ако"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "iako"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "mada"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "premda"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "čak i ako"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "aj keď"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "četudi"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "čeprav"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "aunque"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "no obstante"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "si bien"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "om än"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "her ne kadar"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "yine"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "gerçi"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "despite its being; although",
      "word": "ise de"
    }
  ],
  "word": "albeit"
}

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