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01. He is an excellent artist, [albeit] somewhat of a controversial one.
02. After 10 years working for his father, [albeit] somewhat reluctantly, he finally realized his dream of starting his own business.
03. The Fox & Frog is an authentic British-style pub, [albeit] a rather rundown and seedy-looking one.
04. The government has agreed to delay the legislation, [albeit] only temporarily, but it is a positive first step nonetheless.
05. My parents have agreed, [albeit] with some conditions, to let me borrow their car for the holidays.
06. Albertson finally got the job, [albeit] only because they couldn't find anyone else.
07. [Albeit] of very small size, Portland's local arts community is thriving.
08. My book is going to be published next year, [albeit] only in a very limited run at first.
09. She made a profit, [albeit] a very small one, on her first investment in the stock market.
10. Albert Einstein once said that reality is merely an illusion, [albeit] a very persistent one.
11. Hockey star Sergei Federov was married, [albeit] only briefly, to tennis beauty Anna Kournekova in 2002.
12. It was a lovely evening, [albeit] somewhat chilly.
13. The company has been trying a new marketing strategy, [albeit] with very little success up to this point.
14. We will be in Chicago next month, [albeit] only for a very short time.
15. My job is pretty boring, [albeit] quite well paid.

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  • albeit — (15c) is not an archaism, despite its sound and its formation on a subjunctive verb (all be it that); the shorter form albe, attested from about the same date, is now obsolete. Use with a that clause was early suppressed (Chaucer) and is now… …   Modern English usage

  • Albeit — Al be it, conj. [OE. al be although it be, where al is our all. Cf. {Although}.] Even though; although; notwithstanding. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Albeit so masked, Madam, I love the truth. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • albeit — index regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • albeit — (conj.) late 14c., a contraction of al be it al(though) it be (that) …   Etymology dictionary

  • albeit — although, *though …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • albeit — ► CONJUNCTION ▪ though. ORIGIN from all be it …   English terms dictionary

  • albeit — [ôl bē′it] conj. [ME al be it, al(though) it be] although; even though …   English World dictionary

  • albeit — al|be|it [o:lˈbi:ıt US o:l ] conj formal [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: all be it although it may be ] used to add information that reduces the force or importance of what you have just said = ↑although ▪ He accepted the job, albeit with some… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • albeit — [[t]ɔːlbi͟ːɪt[/t]] ADV: ADV with cl/group You use albeit to introduce a fact or comment which reduces the force or significance of what you have just said. [FORMAL] Charles s letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form. Syn …   English dictionary

  • albeit — /awl bee it/, conj. although; even if: a peaceful, albeit brief retirement. [1350 1400; ME al be it al(though) it be] * * * …   Universalium


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