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However Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'However'


  • 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 ...
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  • 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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However Sample Sentences in News


  • Outperforming the FTSE All-Share: Model Portfolio October 14 update
    In UK markets, however, investors were rather pessimistic, because of concerns over the outcome of the Scottish referendum, worries about the consequences of an end to quantitative easing and unease over wider international problems. These factors held the market back. The FTSE All-Share index ended the quarter 1% down. Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • Your Week in Viral Videos: Glaring at a glaring
    It's no secret Taylor Swift love cats, however, it's only now being revealed that drinking Diet Coke will make a pile of cats appear. Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • Bears' frustration, rage boils over after loss to Dolphins
    Losing rarely builds character. It usually does, however, reveal it. The Bears are losing, their third straight at home with Sunday’s 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins, and the fury was evident in a player yelling, “It’s SUPPOSED to hurt!” heard through closed locker room doors. Read more on this news related to 'However'

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