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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: This article is about the song. For the adverb, see wikt:however. However is the 12th single release by Japanese band Glay on August 6, 1997. It debuted

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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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  • Marijuana Shops Seek Holiday Surge With ‘Green Friday’
    Colorado voted to allow pot sales for medicinal purposes in 2000. The industry didn’t take off, however, until President Barack Obama took over in 2009 and concerns about federal enforcement eased. Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • Accused’s lawyer defends public caning
    However, another lawyer says the judge, the prosecution and the defence counsel have erred. Read more on this news related to 'However'

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