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howbeit

conjunction how·be·it \ hau̇-ˈbē-ət \

Definition of howbeit

Examples of howbeit in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of howbeit

14th century

howbeit Synonyms

Synonyms
albeit, as, although, much as, notwithstanding, though, when, whereas, while, whilst [chiefly British]
Related Words
but, if

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howbeit

adverb

Definition of howbeit

Examples of howbeit in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of howbeit

15th century



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