Meaning of “albeit” in the English Dictionary

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us /ɔlˈbi·ɪt, æl-/

despite the stated thing; although:

The nation is adapting, albeit slowly, to the new global economy.

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I would now like to say something about the most important decision that has to be taken, about which you have already had a debate, albeit in the margins.
We abstained rather than voting against the motion, purely because we did not want to oppose the - albeit ludicrously inadequate - aid envisaged.
Because nobody likes to be occupied, the existence of such an army is accepted by a majority of people, albeit often with doubt or reluctance.
There was an element of additionality which was therefore the main thrust of the assistance, albeit under the general umbrella of development cooperation rather than under the fisheries portfolio.
A turning point, albeit an uphill one.
Packaging only plays a minor, albeit visible, role in the environmental problem and is a source of irritation to many people.
Moreover, our continent suffers the direct environmental effects of the emission of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and volatile organic substances and, albeit to a lesser extent, ammonia.
I endorse the rapporteur’s position that this must be an open-ended process, without a predetermined outcome, albeit a process that does point towards accession.
The present statement is therefore a step in the right direction, albeit only the first of what need to be quite a few such steps.
However, advanced developing countries should provide a meaningful contribution through genuine new market access in non-agricultural market access and services, albeit less than developed counties.