- 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.:
- 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.
- French: bien que, quoique
- German: wenn auch, wenngleich, obgleich, obschon
- Italian: benché
- Portuguese: se bem que, mesmo que, ainda que
- Russian: хотя́
- Spanish: aunque, no obstante, si bien