albeit
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɔːlˈbiː.ɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ɔlˈbi.ət/, /ɑlˈbi.ɪt/
Conjunction
  1. Although, despite (it) being.
    He has a very good idea, albeit a strange one.
    • c. 1596–1598, William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene vi], page 170 ↗, column Ieſſ.}} Who are you? tell me for more certainty,
      Albeit Ile ſweare that I do know your tongue.:
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    • 2007 June 17, Ellen Marrus, in the Houston Chronicle:
      There’s an easy, albeit expensive, way to fix the national crisis in forensic crime labs.
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