What does albeit mean?

Definitions for albeitɔlˈbi ɪt

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Wiktionary

  1. albeit(Conjunction)

    Despite its being; although.

    He has a very good idea, albeit a strange one.

  2. Origin: completely though it be, from al (completely) + be (3rd person singular present subjunctive of been to be) + it

Webster Dictionary

  1. Albeit

    even though; although; notwithstanding

  2. Origin: [OE. al be although it be, where al is our all. Cf. Although.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Albeit

    awl-bē′it, adv. although it be: notwithstanding: even if, although. [All be it (that) = all though it be that]

Anagrams for albeit »

  1. betail

  2. albite

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of albeit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of albeit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Albert Einstein:

    Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

  2. Christine Friedenreich:

    There is already some evidence, albeit still preliminary and emerging, that higher levels of sedentary behavior increases mortality associated with other cancers.

  3. Carsten Brzeski:

    The Ukraine crisis has calmed down, without being solved; the rest of the euro zone should continue to recover, albeit at a too low pace; and the negative impact from the timing of the summer vacation has finally disappeared.

  4. Matt Bierbaum:

    We wanted to study zombies using many of the scientific tools used for actual disease, albeit in a fun context, we hope in this way to introduce the real methods and science behind diseases to a broader audience and show the fun in science.

  5. Tom Carter:

    Hair salon doorways in the capital city's pink light district. Working as a xiaojie is an alternative, albeit illicit, means of income for these underprivileged girls, who are known in Jiangxi as "porcelain with cracks" and in Ningxia as "wilted flowers".

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