Definition: Despite

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  • Length: 7 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Lexical Information:

  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This word is one of the common entries in Academic Word Lists
  • SAT vocabulary item

Usage Notes:

  • Despite and In Spite of + Noun Phrase
  • Despite and In Spite of + Gerund
  • Although, Though or Even Though + Verb Phrase

Spelling Notes:

  • Do not use OF with this

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