Definition of albeit in English:

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albeit

Pronunciation: /ɔːlˈbiːɪt/

conjunction

Though: he was making progress, albeit rather slowly
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with albeit

howbeit

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