From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishalthoughal‧though /ɔːlˈðəʊ $ ɒːlˈðoʊ/ ●●●S1W1 conjunction 🔊 🔊 1BUTused to introduce a statement that makes your main statement seem surprising or unlikely syn though 🔊 Although in poor health, she continued to carry out her duties. 🔊 We decided to take rooms in Longwood House, although we knew we could not really afford the rent. 🔊 Although I can’t help admiring the man’s courage, I do not approve of his methods.2ALTHOUGHused to add a statement that balances or reduces the effect of what you have just said syn but 🔊 You can copy down my answers, although I’m not sure they’re right. 🔊 No, this is my responsibility, although I appreciate your offer.► see thesaurus at but
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although• No, it's my responsibility, although I appreciate your offer.• Patty may have left, although I'm not sure.• Although she joined the company only a year ago, she's already been promoted twice.• Although the car's old, it still runs well.