Definitions

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  • conj. although, though; despite or in spite of the fact that

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Examples

  • Back in L.A., as I return to my daily actor audition grind, even though I am vigilant in doing my predawn prostrations to the multiarmed dancing warrior, his bindied three-eyed elephant pal, and the talking blue monkey in charge of money, the psychic vision fades.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • Despite the fact that it is found in 96 percent of people and the chemical has a half-life of 4.4 years in the human body, and even though the one piece of research that we have on PFOA has shown it to be a potent immune suppressor, the Environmental Protection Agency does not require scientists to perform further study on this or any other chemical that has shown signs of toxicity in laboratory testing.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • National Guard member Nichole Herrera, 31, said she didn't think twice about marching, even though the policy is back on the books.

    Troops march in San Diego gay pride parade

  • Samantha Baker has chosen Jake as her ideal even though he has a girlfriend who is popular and rich and has the perfect body.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • Most of the border-jumpers are seeking jobs, even though India's economy is growing at about 9 percent per year.

    More illegal immigrants from India crossing border

  • Ulric thought Tyler was just the type of man they were looking for, and even though he found Ulric charming, Tyler also thought the man was a certifiable loon.

    The Ark

  • Drawing the beige hospital curtains closed around her makeshift room in the busy ER, Osafo-Mensah quickly explained to Jan and David that even though Jan had been on blood thinners, X-rays showed that she had lost two more areas of lung.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Were they Klingons—and indeed, even though they are not—I can say with pride that they would be welcomed in Sto-Vo-Kor among the honored dead.

    Breakdowns

  • The central doctrine of Probabilism is that in every doubt which concerns merely the lawfulness or unlawfulness of an action it is permissible to follow a solidly probable opinion in favour of liberty, even though the opposing view is more probable.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Probabilism is the moral system which holds that, when there is question solely of the lawfulness or unlawfulness of an action, it is permissible to follow a solidly probable opinion in favour of liberty even though the opposing view is more probable.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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