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despite (or in despite) of

Definition of despite or in despite of in English:

archaic In spite of: in despite of its tranquillity, this is not a dreary place
More example sentences
  • The latter commented, ‘And I still am keen on meeting my friends on a weekly basis, despite of my deteriorating health conditions.’
  • Crime reaches us despite of whatever security measures we put in place.
  • She was honoured to run her short distance despite of having broken her leg.
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