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despite in English:

1. despite


Despite Trang's constant affirmations of love, Spenser is still afraid someday she will fall out of love with him.
Despite the government's protection, he was the victim of an assassination attempt which killed him.
despite having problem
Despite the fact that Mary keeps saying I was the only man she'd like to marry, when I proposed to her, she said "NO". I cannot make head or tail of it.
Despite a large surplus in merchandise trade, the current account surplus is not so big due to a deficit in invisible trade.
As elsewhere in India, growth most often occurs despite the government rather than because of it.
Despite the problems of excessive commercialization, etc. the Olympics will go forward into the new century.
Normally, a guy who reads light novels despite not being a kid anymore is a retard, don't you think?
Despite their own scandals, the police continue to make arrests as though nothing had happened at all.
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is "What does a woman want?"
Whoa, if we keep chatting, despite actually arriving early, we'll end up late!
Despite having lazed around without having touched my work I'm frightened at heart that "Ooh-er, this time I might really not get done in time!?"
Despite the hardships, they persisted in giving each of their children a college education.
They started fires in Venezuela's capital Monday despite calls from within the opposition
These classes, despite the same name, should be viewed differently, as they reflect different concepts.

English word "despite"(despite) occurs in sets:

VOCABULARY 12
Vocabulary 5

2. used to say that something happens or is true even though something else might have prevented it



3. I'm still pleased with the house despite all the problems we've had



English word "despite"(I'm still pleased with the house despite all the problems we've had) occurs in sets:

IB IIA -sentences

4. without being affected by



5. in the face of


It is hard for brokers to be cheerful in the face of a falling stock market.

6. hate so much



English word "despite"(hate so much) occurs in sets:

Sprawdzian 1A