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al·be·it

 (ôl-bē′ĭt, ăl-)
conj.
Even though; although; notwithstanding: clear albeit cold weather.

[Middle English al be it : al, even if; see all + be : subjunctive of ben, to be; see be + it, it; see it.]

albeit

(ɔːlˈbiːɪt)
conj
even though
[C14 al be it, that is, although it be (that)]

al•be•it

(ɔlˈbi ɪt)

conj.
although; even if: a peaceful, albeit brief retirement.
[1350–1400; Middle English al be it al(though) it be]
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albeit

conjunction even though, though, although, even if, notwithstanding, tho' (U.S. or poetic) His letter was published, albeit in an edited form.
Translations
اگرچههرچند
vaikkavaikkakin
čak i akoiakomadapremda
se bem que
dartotusi
čepravčetudi
čak i akoiakomadapremdaиако
dock

albeit

[ɔːlˈbiːɪt] CONJaunque

albeit

[ɔːlˈbiːɪt] conjbien que + subj, encore que + subj
He has a majority, albeit a reduced one → Il a une majorité, encore que celle-ci soit réduite.

albeit

conj (esp liter)obgleich, wenn auch

albeit

[ɔːlˈbiːɪt] conj (frm) → sebbene + sub, benché + sub
References in classic literature ?
or how deem thee wise, Who wouldst not leave him in his wandering To seek for treasure in the jewelled skies Albeit he soared with an undaunted wing?
Examination showed it to consist of two hats, and the same number of coats, waistcoats and scarves, all in a remarkably good state of preservation, albeit somewhat defiled by the dust in which they lay.
when many men still lived who had seen the Christ; here Mary Magdalen died, and here the Virgin Mary ended her days with John, albeit Rome has since judged it best to locate her grave elsewhere; six or seven hundred years ago--almost yesterday, as it were--troops of mail-clad Crusaders thronged the streets; and to come down to trifles, we speak of meandering streams, and find a new interest in a common word when we discover that the crooked river Meander, in yonder valley, gave it to our dictionary.
When they were come to their houses, they recognized them, albeit they seemed old and mean; and they rejoiced, and were glad.
A Martian, therefore, would weigh three times more than on Mars, albeit his muscular strength would be the same.
Some of the company shed tears at their parting; and even the philosopher Square wiped his eyes, albeit unused to the melting mood.
At this all stopped and listened with bated breath, albeit for a time they could hear nothing, their ears being duller than Stutely's.
Next he told how her father had discovered what was a-doing, and had taken her away from him so that he never saw her again, and his heart was sometimes like to break; how this morn, only one short month and a half from the time that he had seen her last, he had heard and knew it to be so, that she was to marry old Sir Stephen of Trent, two days hence, for Ellen's father thought it would be a grand thing to have his daughter marry so high, albeit she wished it not; nor was it wonder that a knight should wish to marry his own sweet love, who was the most beautiful maiden in all the world.
Then we shall be friends, Norman of Torn, for albeit I have few enemies no man has too many friends, and I like your face and your manner, though there be much to wish for in your manners.
I had a temper of my own in those days, and pretty considerable courage, too, albeit it was largely the courage of the cornered rat.
That this concerned him, Jerry knew, for her grief tore sharply, albeit vaguely, at his sensitive, passionate heart.
Lost in this well-intentioned, albeit misguided debate about sensitivity in a diverse society is that in a truly diverse society, we need not be so sensitive at all.