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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 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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  • Japan ETFs Face Some Weak Yen Risks
    Japan’s exporters are benefiting from the weaker yen currency. However, with the yen trading at its lowest since 2008, rising import costs have many companies on edge, potentially weighing down Japanese ... Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • Spoilers For Stupid People: 2014 Edition
    Nowadays, you have to be proactive if you want to avoid spoilers for an anticipated movie, television episode, or video game. However, there is such a thing as being too proactive, which can easily spill over into full-blown spoiler paranoia. If you're the kind of person who covers their ears and runs screaming from the room at the mere mention of a game or sh Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • How to Know If Your Content Is Losing You Revenue
    Content is ubiquitous. It’s usually referred to as “king.” However, in this content-driven, content-worshipping, content-producing age, we all need to hear a warning:  Your web copy —the way you write your content — might be losing you revenue. An Autopsy Report on Revenue-Crushing Copy What kind of copy loses revenue? To make this autopsy simple, let m Read more on this news related to 'However'

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