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PREP-PHRASE 尽管;不顾;虽然 You use in spite of to introduce a fact which makes the rest of the statement you are making seem surprising.
Josef Krips at the State Opera hired her in spite of the fact that she had never sung on stage...
Their love of life comes in spite of, almost in defiance of, considerable hardship.
PREP-PHRASE 不由自主地;不禁 If you do something in spite of yourself, you do it although you did not really intend to or expect to.
The blunt comment made Richard laugh in spite of himself...
She was deeply moved and in spite of herself could not help showing it.
N-UNCOUNT 恶意;怨恨 If you do something cruel out of spite, you do it because you want to hurt or upset someone.
I refused her a divorce, out of spite I suppose...
Never had she met such spite and pettiness.
VERB (故意做坏事来)伤害，激怒 If you do something cruel to spite someone, you do it in order to hurt or upset them.
Pantelaras was giving his art collection away for nothing, to spite Marie and her husband.