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uk /spaɪt/ us /spaɪt/

spite noun (DESPITE)

in spite of sth

Más ejemplos

  • In spite of unification, the country was still faced with the daunting prospect of overcoming four decades of division.
  • In spite of the scale of the famine, the relief workers struggled on with dauntless optimism and commitment.
  • In spite of its election success, the government is still deeply distrusted on key health and education issues.
  • In spite of our best endeavours, it has proven impossible to contact her.
  • Jane's been unfaithful to Jim three times, but he still loves her in spite of everything.

B1 (used before one fact that makes another fact surprising) despite:

In spite of his injury, Ricardo will play in Saturday's match.
in spite of yourself

used when you do something that you do not intend to do and are trying not to do:

She started to laugh, in spite of herself .

spiteverb [ T ]

uk /spaɪt/ us /spaɪt/

(Definición de spite del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

spite en inglés americano

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spitenoun [ U ]

us /spɑɪt/

the desire to annoy, upset, or hurt someone:

He let the air out of your tires just for spite.
verb [ T ] us /spɑɪt/

I think he died without making a will just to spite his family.
adjective us /ˈspɑɪt·fəl/

They were just spiteful gossips spreading rumors.

(Definición de spite del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)