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relative adverb & conjunctionBritish
While.although, even if, even though, in spite of the fact that, despite the fact that, notwithstanding the fact that, notwithstanding that, for all that, while, whilst, granted that, even supposing, despite the possibility that, albeit, however, yet, butView synonyms
Late Middle English: from whiles + -t as in against.
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