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even though definition

Overview

This page has two definitions of even though in English. Even though is a conjunction. Examples of how to use even though in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Pronunciation

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Conjunction

even though

  1. Although; though; despite or in spite of the fact that.
    She left him even though she still loved him.
  2. (archaic) Even if.

Usage notes

  • Even though is almost identical in meaning with plain though or although; the main difference is that even though is more emphatic, putting stronger emphasis on the contrast between the two clauses it connects.
  • Unlike plain though, even though generally only connects clauses; one can typically hear constructions such as, “He is friendly, though quiet”, while “He was friendly, even though quiet” is quite rare.

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