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Definitions of however:
  • adverb:   despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
    Example: "Although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"
  • adverb:   in whatever way or manner
    Example: "Victory, however it was brought about, was sweet"
  • adverb:   to whatever degree or extent
    Example: "The results, however general, are important"
  • adverb:   by contrast; on the other hand
    Example: "The second, however, took hours"
  • adverb:   in what way or manner or by what means (`however' is sometimes used as an intensive form of `how')
    Example: "However did you get here so soon?"

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