in spite of
phrasal in defiance or contempt of ; without being prevented by <
succeeded in spite of their opposition
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  • in spite of — {prep. phr.} Against the influence or effect of; in opposition to; defying the effect of; despite. * /In spite of the bad storm John delivered his papers on time./ * /In spite of all their differences, Joan and Ann remain friends./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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