Definition of 'despite'
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This is despite the fact they perform better in these subjects than their male counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And this despite the fact that the two have adopted very similar procedures for dealing with complaints. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We received a full refund, despite the fact we were due to fly that afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's reached the last 16 despite the fact he had to buy all his own kit. The Sun (2017)He was so incensed he felt the need to put him in his place - despite the fact the row was in full view of other guests. The Sun (2017)Instead, take a moment to love yourself for who you are - despite the fact there is no cure for your horrendously bowed legs. The Sun (2016)This despite the fact that the roles were first written to be performed by men. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Men were not asked about their experiences of harassment, despite the fact that they are now a minority on many campuses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He turned over a large painting; despite the dim lighting, the treatment of the figures stirred his interest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Despite his side 's efforts last night, it would be a shock if his tenure were to be extended. The Sun (2016)This was despite the fact that he had been blown up in a Taleban bomb while deployed on the front line with British soldiers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'despite'
British English: despite /dɪˈspaɪt/ PREPOSITION
If you say that one thing is true despite another thing, it's a surprise to you that the first thing is true.
The party was fun, despite the rain.
- American English: despite
- Arabic: بِالرَّغْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: apesar de
- Chinese: 尽管
- Croatian: unatoč
- Czech: navzdory
- Danish: på trods af
- Dutch: ondanks
- European Spanish: a pesar de
- Finnish: jostakin huolimatta
- French: malgré
- German: trotz
- Greek: παρά εναντιωματικό
- Italian: nonostante
- Japanese: ･･･にもかかわらず
- Korean: ...에도 불구하고
- Norwegian: på tross av
- Polish: pomimo
- European Portuguese: apesar de
- Romanian: în pofida
- Russian: несмотря на
- Spanish: a pesar de
- Swedish: trots även om
- Thai: แม้ว่า
- Turkish: karşın
- Ukrainian: незважаючи на
- Vietnamese: mặc dù
Definition of despite from the Collins English Dictionary
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