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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 ?
A half motherly sympathy, albeit born quite as much from a contemplation of his beautiful yearning eyes as from his interesting position, lightened the smile with which she greeted him.
But he opposes to me -- with a young man's over-softness, albeit wise beyond his years -- that it were wronging the very nature of woman to force her to lay open her heart's secrets in such broad daylight, and in presence of so great a multitude.
Of a truth it doth indeed, fair lord, albeit 'tis passing hard to say, though peradventure that will not tarry but better speed with usage.
Miss Pross was a pleasant sight, albeit wild, and red, and grim, taking off her darling's bonnet when she came up-stairs, and touching it up with the ends of her handkerchief, and blowing the dust off it, and folding her mantle ready for laying by, and smoothing her rich hair with as much pride as she could possibly have taken in her own hair if she had been the vainest and handsomest of women.
I had lapsed into a stupid state; but I was recovering a little and looking forward to Steerforth, albeit Mr.
then let thy hands work for thy livelihood; for, albeit thou best unfit for a speedy post, or for a careful shepherd, or for the warfare, or for the service of a hasty master, yet there be occupations How now, brother?
Is there any need to say that Don Lorenzo enjoyed hearing himself praised by Don Quixote, albeit he looked upon him as a madman?
A Martian, therefore, would weigh three times more than on Mars, albeit his muscular strength would be the same.
As one who would water his garden leads a stream from some fountain over his plants, and all his ground-spade in hand he clears away the dams to free the channels, and the little stones run rolling round and round with the water as it goes merrily down the bank faster than the man can follow--even so did the river keep catching up with Achilles albeit he was a fleet runner, for the gods are stronger than men.
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?
There was a further implication that Miss Bordereau had had in her youth a perverse and adventurous, albeit a generous and fascinating character, and that she had passed through some singular vicissitudes.
He began to probe a little farther, albeit with an aimlessness about his questions that almost frightened him.