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spite

noun   /spaɪt/
in spite of something
B1 although something exists or happens a pesar de algo In spite of a bad storm, the plane landed safely.
[no plural] a feeling of anger towards someone that makes you want to upset them maldad, rencor He hid my new jacket out of spite.
verb   /spaɪt/
to intentionally annoy, upset, or hurt someone fastidiar I almost think he died without making a will just to spite his family.
(Definition of spite from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

spite

noun /spait/
ill-will or desire to hurt or offend rencor She neglected to give him the message out of spite.
spiteful adjective
rencoroso a spiteful remark/person You’re being very spiteful.
spitefully adverb
con rencor She spitefully refused to help him.
spitefulness noun
rencor
in spite of
taking no notice of a pesar de, pese a He went in spite of his father’s orders.
although something has or had happened, is or was a fact etc a pesar de, pese a In spite of all the rain that had fallen, the ground was still pretty dry.
(Definition of spite from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “spite”
in Korean 악의, 앙심…
in Arabic ضَغينة, حِقْد…
in Malaysian rasa busuk hati…
in French rancune…
in Russian злоба…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不管…
in Italian dispetto, spregio…
in Turkish kin, garaz, nispet…
in Polish złośliwość, złość…
in Vietnamese mối hận thù, sự giận…
in Portuguese ódio, rancor, malvadez…
in Thai เจตนาร้าย…
in German die Boshaftigkeit…
in Catalan despit, rancúnia…
in Japanese 恨み, 遺恨(いこん)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不管…
in Indonesian itikad buruk…
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