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American English: /spaɪt/
British English: /spʌɪt/

Translation of spite in Spanish:


  • 2in spite of (as preposition) in spite of everything
    a pesar de todo
    pese a todo
    in spite of the fact that …
    a pesar de que …
    pese a que …
    she did it in spite of herself
    lo hizo a pesar de que no era esa su intención

transitive verb

  • he only does it to spite me
    lo hace solo para molestarme or [colloquial] fastidiarme
    lo hace solo para herirme or mortificarme
    she's only spiting herself by not going to the party
    la única que se fastidia no yendo a la fiesta es ella [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • You're clearly far more interested in spiting this man than in considering the defense needs of the country.
    • It's further spiting me today by giving me some horrendous bowel cramps and spectacular diarrhoea.
    • It was becoming a bad habit of mine, spiting him.

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