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English definition of “although”

although

conjunction uk   /ɔːlˈðəʊ/ us    /ɑːlˈðoʊ/
B1 despite the fact that: She walked home by herself, although she knew that it was dangerous. He decided to go, although I begged him not to. B1 but: He's rather shy, although he's not as bad as he used to be. She'll be coming tonight, although I don't know exactly when.
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