English to French Meaning :: despite

Despite :
malgré
malgré, en dépit de, bien que - malgrémalgré
 
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Noun(1) Contemptuous disregard
Preposition(1) Regardless of

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(1) She had a short dark hair cut framing a face that remained impish despite her age.(2) The despite done by him to the holy relics(3) The theater only earns my despite(4) He played well, despite being injured(5) Yet, despite the upheavals of the modern age, they bring the book to a close on an optimistic note.(6) Hence, very few workers will be affected by this decision, despite all the media publicity!(7) A court was told that despite his age the boy admitted stealing cash to pay for his drug habit.(8) He remains a great leader despite age and infirmity(9) We waited for more than half an hour to be seated despite having made a reservation far in advance.(10) He's certainly going to try, despite the escalating violence that threatens to engulf him.(11) Well, I did go out on New Year's Eve after all, despite having a horrible headache.(12) Yet the hype shows little sign of abating, despite the slowdown affecting capital markets.(13) Somehow, any mention of this film passed me by, despite its critical acclaim.(14) The weather held out, despite some dark clouds(15) He'd been turned away from the bar on suspicion of being under age despite being 28.(16) However, despite these examinations a fracture in his foot allegedly went undetected.
Related Words
(1) despite of ::
malgré
(2) despite the fact that ::
en dépit du fait que
(3) despite everything ::
malgré tout
(4) despite all ::
malgré tout
(5) in despite of ::
en dépit de
Synonyms
Noun
1. disdain ::
mépris
2. contempt ::
mépris
3. scorn ::
mépris
Preposition
4. in spite of ::
malgré
5. notwithstanding ::
malgré
6. regardless of ::
outre le fait que
7. in the face of ::
en face de
8. for all ::
pour tous
9. even with ::
même avec
Antonyms
1. admiration ::
admiration
2. esteem ::
estime
3. estimation ::
estimation
4. favor ::
favoriser
5. regard ::
ce qui concerne
6. respect ::
le respect
Different Forms
despite
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Despite their tendency
to build Death Stars...

Despite their tendency to build Death Stars...

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3


Despite all my e-mails, the
toilet didn\'t have a seatbelt.

Despite all my e-mails, the toilet didn't have a seatbelt.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 17


Despite what it says
on her résumé,

Despite what it says on her résumé,

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 13


despite your assumption
of all the risk.

DESPITE your assumption of all the risk.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 8


Did they smell good
despite their goth-like nature?

Did they smell good DESPITE their goth-like nature?

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 3


English to French Dictionary: despite

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