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conjunction mainly spoken     though pronunciation in British English
/ðəʊ/
  1. used when adding a statement or question that seems surprising after the previous statement or that makes the previous statement seem less true

    It’s a bit like a crossword puzzle – more complicated, though.

    ‘The Savoy’s a very nice hotel.’ ‘Isn’t it rather expensive, though?’

    The local food is delicious. A word of warning though – avoid the salads.

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