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  • despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "although I''m a little afraid, however I''d like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all t
  • in whatever way or manner; "Victory, however it was brought about, was sweet"; "however he did it, it was very clever"
  • to whatever degree or extent; "The results, however general, are important"; "they have begun, however reluctantly, to acknowledge the legitimacy of some of the opposition''s concerns"
  • by contrast; on the other hand; "the first part was easy; the second, however, took hours"
  • in what way or manner or by what means (`however'' is sometimes used as an intensive form of `how''); "how did you catch the snake?"; "he told us how he did it"; "however did you get here so soon?"

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  • However: However is the 12th single release by Japanese band Glay on August 6, 1997. It debuted at 1 on the Oricon chart, appearing at that ...
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  • However Much Love: "However Much Love" is a song by Filipino singer Nina from her 2011 studio album Stay Alive . It was released as a radio-only Valentine ...
  • Back to Life (However Do You Want Me): "Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)" is a song by British R&B band Soul II Soul . It appeared on their debut album Club Classics Vol. ...
  • However Much I Booze: "However Much I Booze" is a song by The Who , written by Pete Townshend that is the second track on their 1975 album The Who by Numbers ...

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'However' example sentence in quotations


* There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. - Washington Irving

* The beginning of faith is the beginning of fruitfulness but the beginning of unbelief, however glittering, is empty. - Johann von Goethe

* The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends - such a man may be reckoned a complete man. - Confucius


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  • Kellogg's Q3 Earnings Beat by a Penny, Sales Remain Weak
    Kellogg Company (K) reported better-than-expected earnings and profits in the third quarter of 2014. However, sales continued to decline as cereal sales in developed markets remained challenging. Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • Oregon Football: Ducks' Road to Making the College Football Playoff
    EUGENE, Ore.  —  Oregon's mantra is " Win The Day ." However, when it comes to the College Football Playoff, the Ducks should be thinking "Win and You're In." The Ducks (7-1, 4-1) are ranked No. 5 by the playoff committee, which is appropriate considering their No. 5 ranking by the Associated Press poll and No. 6 ranking by the Coac Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • Glacier song
    ( Geological Society of America ) Mountain glaciers represent one of the largest repositories of fresh water in alpine regions. However, little is known about the processes by which water moves through these systems. In this study published in Geology on 24 Oct. 2014, David S. Heeszel and colleagues use seismic recordings collected near Lake Gornersee in the Swiss Read more on this news related to 'However'

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