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despite

US [dɪˈspaɪt]
UK [dɪ'spaɪt]
  • prep.尽管;即使;尽管(自己)不愿意
  • n.怨恨;恶意;轻蔑;侮辱
  • Web不管;不顾;任凭
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prep.
1.
即使;尽管used to show that sth happened or is true although sth else might have happened to prevent it
Her voice was shaking despite all her efforts to control it.
尽管她竭尽全力控制自己,声音仍然在颤抖。
Despite applying for hundreds of jobs, he is still out of work.
尽管他申请了数百个工作,但仍然在失业中。
She was good at physics despite the fact that she found it boring.
尽管她认为物理枯燥无味,她却学得很好。
2.
尽管(自己)不愿意used to show that sb did not intend to do the thing mentioned
He had to laugh despite himself.
他不想笑,但没法不笑。

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