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Definición de “despite” en inglés

despite

preposition     /dɪˈspaɪt/
B1 without taking any notice of or being influenced by; not prevented by: I still enjoyed the week despite the weather. Despite repeated assurances that the product is safe, many people have stopped buying it. [+ -ing verb] He managed to eat a big lunch despite having eaten an enormous breakfast.Connecting words which express a contrast despite yourself If you do something despite yourself, you do it although you do not want to or although you know you should not: He laughed despite himself. She took the money from her mother's purse, despite herself.Connecting words which express a contrast Gramática:In spite of and despiteIn spite of and despite are prepositional expressions.See more
(Definition of despite preposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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