although

conjunction
al·​though | \ ȯl-ˈt͟hō How to pronounce although (audio) \
variants: or less commonly altho

Definition of although

: in spite of the fact that : even though They are good friends, although they don't see each other very often.

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Examples of although in a Sentence

although I've been to his house several times, I still can't remember how to get there

First Known Use of although

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for although

Middle English although, from al all + though

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The first known use of although was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Although.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/although. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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although

conjunction
How to pronounce although (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of although

: despite the fact that

although

conjunction
al·​though | \ ȯl-ˈt͟hō How to pronounce although (audio) \

Kids Definition of although

1 : in spite of the fact that Although you say it, you don't mean it.
2 : but entry 1 sense 1 I think it's this way, although I could be wrong.

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