Despite the fact

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Definition

despite the fact: although, in spite of, regardless of the situation
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Despite the fact that inspectors found dogs running around in the kitchen, this restaurant is still full.

Examples

  • "Despite the fact that I didn't really understand anything he did, he seemed to do a lot of it."
  • "Brent : And it's a stupid little sport that the English lose at all the time despite the fact that THEY invented it, just like tennis and football?"

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