despite

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despite(
dih
-
spayt
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (in spite of)
a. a pesar de
She was the one who paid the rent, despite having a much lower income.Era ella quien pagaba el alquiler, a pesar de tener unos ingresos mucho más bajos.
b. pese a
Obama signed sanctions against Venezuela despite threats from Maduro.Obama firmó sanciones contra Venezuela pese a las amenazas de Maduro.
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despite
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (general)
a. a pesar de, pese a
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despite [dɪsˈpaɪt]
preposition
a pesar de; pese a
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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