Meaning of “though” in the English Dictionary

"though" in British English

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thoughconjunction

uk /ðəʊ/ us /ðoʊ/

B1 despite the fact that:

She hasn't called, even though she said she would.

B2 but:

They're coming next week, though I don't know which day.
as though

B2 as if:

You look as though you've been running a marathon!

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thoughadverb

uk /ðəʊ/ us /ðoʊ/

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(Definition of “though” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"though" in American English

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thoughconjunction

us /ðoʊ/

despite the fact that; although:

There’s a chance he’ll recover, though the doctors can’t say for certain.
Even though I was very young, I remember a little about the war.

thoughadverb

us /ðoʊ/

despite this:

He felt a little guilty about being overpaid, though he wasn’t about to give it back.

(Definition of “though” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)