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Although is a conjunction which joins two clauses. There are two possible positions:
e.g.: Although I don't like him, I respect his opinion.
We wanted to go outside, although Jim tried to convince us otherwise.
Although it rained a lot, we enjoyed our holiday.
Though and even though are used in the same way. Even though is a stronger form of although.
e.g.: He said he excelled on the test, though he did not seem too confident.
I see him everyday. I have never spoken to him though.
Even though I was really tired, I couldn't sleep.
I didn't get the job though I had all the necessary qualifications.
I couldn't see the screen even though it was only a foot away.
After in spite of/despite we use a noun or an adjective.
e.g.: In spite of the difficulty, the team won the competition.
Despite the roaring applause, the politician still seemed unhappy.
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