"although" meaning in English

Conjunction

IPA: /ɔːlˈðəʊ/ [UK], /ɔlˈðoʊ/ [US], /ɑlˈðoʊ/ [US] enPR: ôl-''th''ōʹ Audio: en-us-although.ogg [US]
  1. Though, even though, in spite of or despite the fact that: introducing a clause that expresses a concession. Translations (in spite of the fact that): καίπερ (kaíper) (Ancient Greek), رَغْم أَنَّ‎ (raḡm ʾanna) (Arabic), مَعَ أَنَّ‎ (maʿa ʾanna) (Arabic), وَلَوْ‎ (walaw) (Arabic), չնայած (čʿnayac) (Armenian), թեեւ (tʿeew) (Armenian), halbuki (Azerbaijani), baxmayaraq ki (Azerbaijani), hərçənd (Azerbaijani), ҡарамаҫтан (qaramaθtan) (Bashkir), хоць (xocʹ) (Belarusian), хаця́ (xacjá) (Belarusian), макар че (makar če) (Bulgarian), въпреки че (vǎpreki če) (Bulgarian), при все че (pri vse če) (Bulgarian), 雖然 (Cantonese), 虽然 (seoi¹ jin⁴) (Cantonese), 儘管 (Cantonese), 尽管 (zeon⁶ gun²) (Cantonese), tot i que (Catalan), malgrat que (Catalan), encara que (Catalan), ئەگەرچی‎ (egerçî) (Central Kurdish), ngakhale (Chichewa), kyn (Cornish), kynth (Cornish), (Czech), ačkoliv (Czech), selvom (Danish), selv om (Danish), skønt (Danish), hoewel (Dutch), alhoewel (Dutch), ofschoon (Dutch), kvankam (Esperanto), vaikka (Finnish), joskin (Finnish), bien que (French), quoique (French), encore que (French), nonobstant que [obsolete] (French), combien que [obsolete] (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), მიუხედავად იმისა (Georgian), რომ (miuxedavad imisa, rom) (Georgian), obwohl (German), obschon [poetic] (German), obgleich (German), αν και (english: an kai) (Greek), למרות ש־‎ (lamrót she-) (Hebrew), אף על פי ש־‎ (af al pi she-) (Hebrew), अपी (apī) (Hindi), हालाँकि (hālā̃ki) (Hindi), अगरचे (agarce) (Hindi), bár (Hungarian), noha (Hungarian), habár (Hungarian), jóllehet (Hungarian), ámbár (Hungarian), þó að (Icelandic), enda þótt (Icelandic), quankam (Ido), walau (Indonesian), walaupun (Indonesian), meski (Indonesian), meskipun (Indonesian), ben que (Interlingua), cé go (Irish), sebbene (Italian), benché (note: both always followed by the subjunctive) (Italian), ...のに (...noni) (Japanese), ...だけれども (...da keredomo) (Japanese), senajan (Javanese), sanadyan (Javanese), masiya (Javanese), puluh (Javanese), enbóra (Kabuverdianu), ទោះបីជា (tʊəh bəy cie) (Khmer), បើទោះបីជា (baə tʊəh bəy cie) (Khmer), សូម្បី (soombəy) (Khmer), 하지만 (hajiman) (Korean), 지만 (jiman) (Korean), quamquam (Latin), иако (iako) (Macedonian), и покрај тоа (i pokraj toa) (Macedonian), walau (Malay), walaupun (Malay), meskipun (Malay), ᠪᡳᠴᡳᠪᡝ (bicibe) (Manchu), 雖然 (Mandarin), 虽然 (suīrán) (Mandarin), 儘管 (Mandarin), 尽管 (jǐnguǎn) (Mandarin), 雖說 [colloquial] (Mandarin), 虽说 (suīshuō) (Mandarin), ahakoa (Maori), 雖然 (Min Nan), 虽然 (sui-jiân, sui-liân) (Min Nan), 雖罔 (Min Nan), 虽罔 (sui-bóng) (Min Nan), azhą́...ndi (Navajo), selv om (Norwegian Bokmål), sjølv om (Norwegian Nynorsk), aanawi (Ojibwe), اگرچه‎ (agarče) (Persian), با این که‎ (bâ in-ke) (Persian), choć (Polish), chociaż (Polish), mimo że (Polish), aczkolwiek (Polish), lubo [archaic] (Polish), acz (english: bookish) (Polish), embora (Portuguese), conquanto (Portuguese), apesar de (Portuguese), deși (Romanian), cu toate că (Romanian), хотя́ (xotjá) (Russian), несмотря́ на то́ (Russian), что (nesmotrjá na tó, što) (Russian), хоть и (xotʹ i) (Russian), хоть (xotʹ) (Russian), awtho (Scots), altho (Scots), iako (Serbo-Croatian), premda (Serbo-Croatian), mada (Serbo-Croatian), makar (Serbo-Croatian), hoci (Slovak), aj keď (Slovak), čeprav (Slovene), četudi (Slovene), aunque (Spanish), a pesar de (Spanish), ingawa (Swahili), fastän (Swedish), trots att (Swedish), ehuru (Swedish), แม้ (mɛ́ɛ) (Thai), ถึงจะ (Thai), ทั้งที่ (táng-tîi) (Thai), ถึงแม้ (Thai), ทั้ง ๆ (táng-táng) (Thai), rağmen (Turkish), хоча́ (xočá) (Ukrainian), хоч (xoč) (Ukrainian), не дивлячи́сь на те (Ukrainian), що (ne dyvljačýsʹ na te, ščo) (Ukrainian), حالان٘کِہ‎ (hālā̃kih) (Urdu), اَگَرچِہ‎ (agarce) (Urdu), اَلبَتَّہ‎ (albatta) (Urdu), (Vietnamese), mặc dù (Vietnamese), dầu (Vietnamese), er (Welsh), הגם‎ (hagam) (Yiddish), כאָטש‎ (khotsh) (Yiddish)
  2. But, except. Translations (but): tot i que (Catalan), malgrat que (Catalan), بەڵام‎ (bellam) (Central Kurdish), hoewel (Dutch), maar (Dutch), tamen (Esperanto), paitsi (Finnish), mais (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), თუმცა (tumca) (Georgian), trotzdem (German), παρά (pará) (Greek), ωστόσο (ostóso) (Greek), παρ' όλ' αυτά (alt: par' ól' aftá) (Greek), μολαταύτα (molatáfta) (Greek), εντούτοις (entoútois) (Greek), אבל‎ (avál) (Hebrew), אלא‎ (éla) (Hebrew), de (Hungarian), viszont (Hungarian), azonban (Hungarian), ám (Hungarian), ugyanakkor (Hungarian), tamen (Ido), tapi (Indonesian), tetapi (Indonesian), しかし (shikashi) (Japanese), でも (demo) [colloquial] (Japanese), tetapi (Malay), 但是 (dànshì) (Mandarin), 可是 (kěshì) (Mandarin), 不過 (Mandarin), 不过 (bùguò) (Mandarin), 然而 (alt: rán'ér) (Mandarin), ac (Old English), هرچند‎ (harčand) (Persian), jednakże (Polish), embora (Portuguese), apesar de (Portuguese), insa (Romanian), одна́ко (odnáko) (Russian), хотя́ (xotjá) (Russian), aunque (Spanish), men (Swedish), لیکن‎ (lekin) (Urdu), مگر‎ (magar) (Urdu), nhưng (Vietnamese), nhưng mà (Vietnamese), dưng cơ (Vietnamese), dưng cơ mà (Vietnamese)
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: even if, albeit (english: that), even though, altho [informal], altho', allthough [obsolete] Synonyms (in spite of): notwithstanding (english: that) Related terms: though, even though

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