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sobeit

[soh-bee-it] /soʊˈbi ɪt/
conjunction, Archaic.
1.
if it be so that; provided that.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; so1 + be + it1
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Examples for sobeit
  • Any polluter should pay for their pollution and if that increases the cost of food then sobeit.
British Dictionary definitions for sobeit

sobeit

/səʊˈbiːɪt/
conjunction
1.
(archaic) provided that
Word Origin
C16: from so1 + be + it: originally three words
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Contemporary definitions for sobeit
conjuction

if only

noun

let it be so

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Word Origin and History for sobeit
sobeit
1583, from so be it, a rare survival of the Eng. subjunctive.
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