English version

in spite of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin spite of somethingin spite of somethingALTHOUGHwithout being affected or prevented by something syn despite We went out in spite of the rain. Kelly loved her husband in spite of the fact that he drank too much. spite
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in spite of the fact thatHe refuses to marry her, in spite of the fact that he gave her a legal document stating his intention.The payments were awarded to him in spite of the fact that he participated in the negotiation of the deal with VastNed.
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