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al·though /ɑlˈðoʊ/ conjunction
despite the fact that : though
— used to introduce a fact that makes another fact unusual or surprising ▪ Although [=while, even though] he was hungry, he could not eat. ▪ Although we rarely see each other, we're still very good friends. = We're still very good friends although we rarely see each other. ▪ Although [=while] I'd love to have dinner with you tonight, I already have plans. ▪ It feels as if I've known you forever although [=even though] we've only known each other for a day. ▪ He's the basketball team's best player although he's the shortest one on the team. ▪ Although (it is) small, the apartment is very expensive.
2 : but
— used when making a statement that differs from or contrasts with a statement you have just made ▪ I don't believe we've met before, although I must say you do look very familiar. ▪ I think his name is John, although I'm not completely sure about that. ▪ I'd love to have dinner with you, although I can't. ▪ The book had a good, although not great, plot.