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howbeit

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conjunction how·be·it \hau̇-ˈbē-ət\

Definition of howbeit



Examples of howbeit

  1. <our visit to Niagara Falls was very pleasant, howbeit slightly shorter than we had planned>



14th Century

First Known Use of howbeit

14th century

Rhymes with howbeit


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howbeit

adverb how·be·it

Definition of howbeit



Examples of howbeit

  1. <I've never written a poem before; howbeit, I feel my first attempt is quite good.>



15th Century

First Known Use of howbeit

15th century


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