Definition of albeit in English:


Line breaks: al¦beit
Pronunciation: /ɔːlˈbiːɪt


  • Though: he was making progress, albeit rather slowly
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    • Back to the theme of homicide, albeit in a world rather more familiar than that of Minority Report.
    • It's a concept album in that it tells a story - albeit with a rather lame twist at the end.
    • They were getting it, albeit slowly, but the results were mixed to say the least.


late Middle English: from the phrase all be it 'although it be (that').

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