- prep.尽管; 虽然; 不由自主;
Despite being a big star, she's very approachable.
Despite signs of an improvement in the economy, there is no room for complacency.
Despite his bulk he moved lightly on his feet.
They were all in top hats and cutaways despite the growing heat.
Despite the violence that preceded the elections, reports say that polling was orderly and peaceful.
Despite its demonstrable speed and safety, the boat failed to become popular.
Despite the occasional hiccup, the US and Laos have had quite cordial relations.
I actually skated, and despite some teetering I did not fall on the ice.
Despite a thorough investigation, no trace of Dr Southwell has been found.
He'd obviously kept himself fit despite his years of confinement.
Despite the unsettled weather, we had a marvellous weekend.
The gentleman, despite his advanced years, helped Kathryn back to her seat.
Despite his fabulous wealth, he is very much a man of the people.
Despite what happened in the past I want her to know I am there for her.
Despite myself, Harry's remarks had caused me to stop and reflect.
It took six days to arrive despite being posted first class.
A large crowd had gathered despite the lateness of the hour.
Despite his hectic work schedule, Benny has rarely suffered poor health.
I felt intellectually superior despite — shock horror — my lack of qualifications.
Despite the vehicle's size and weight it is not difficult to drive.
Despite its length and convoluted plot, "Asta's Book" is a rich and rewarding read.
He persevered despite discouragement from those around him.
Despite her scruffy clothes, there was an air of sophistication about her.
There has been an overall growth in population, despite some draconian efforts to contain it.
She swims well despite her disabilities.
We shall be victorious in despite of difficulties.
The business folded up despite its brave start.
His determination remains as strong as ever despite all the setbacks he has encountered.
The pilot homed in by means of radar, despite the poor visibility.
Despite its immensity, it is both simple and elegant, fulfilling its designer's dream to create'an enormous object drawn as faintly as possible.
桥尽管很大, 但它结构简单,而外形雅观, 实现了设计师要创造出 “ 一个在重物作用下尽可能不变形的庞然大物”的理想.
Some scholars think teamwork may not always be reliable, despite its potential to work wonders.
In the last year alone, despite an increase in the UK population and a subsequent rise in the number of households, sales of toilet paper fell by 2%, with the average household reducing their toilet roll spending from £43 in 2014 to £41 in 2015.
We can live a peaceful life despite the various challenges of the modern world.
It is utterly confusing to me that people do not recognize this, despite the fact that pretty much anyone who has been a student can tell the difference between their best and worst teachers.
Despite being unaware that there were two types of instruction, teachers reported significant motivational changes in 27% of the children in the growth mind-set workshop as compared with only 9% of students in the control group.
It is widely consumed despite its ill reputation.
But despite this, our children are growing up nature-deprived (丧失).
And despite what you may believe about the limits of your own creative imaginations, we all have the potential to imagine the world in an absolutely new way.
Despite the growing importance of computers, however, there will always be a place and need for the personal letter.
American parents, whether rich or poor, have similar expectations of their children despite different ways of parenting.
The report warnsthe picture on wages is likely to get worse this year despite indications of an economic rebound.
Only 13 percent of respondents said that they were interested in buying a smartwatch in 2016, for example – an increase of just one percent from the previous year despite a year of high-profile launches.
On the flip side, there are many forced riders, who are suffering from the climate change impacts despite having scarcely contributed to the problem.
It is worth promoting despite the risks involved.
Despite this problem, many students are still drawn to these institutions—and two-year schools in particular.
Despite mournful polar bears and charts showing carbon emissions soaring, most people find it hard to believe that global warming will affect them personally.
Despite clear signs of global warming it is not easy for most people to believe climate change will affect their own lives.
A flagship university in the South, the school graduates just 16 percent of its first-generation students, despite its overall graduation rate of 71 percent.
Despite its failure to shatter the glass ceiling,Sweden has one of the most powerful and innovative economies in the world.
Our society does not— despite rhetoric(说辞) to the contrary—put much value on raising children.
That seems like common sense, despite the multiple influences on becoming parents
Despite the ease with which the rich can acquire almost anything they desire, they are just as likely to be unhappy as the middle classes.
Despite bottoming out in 1933, the Depression didn't end until World War II.
Despite this fact, many Americans are still strongly opposed to "big government.
Despite the modesty of the benefit, the Chamber of Commerce and other business groups fought it bitterly, describing it as "government-run personnel management" and a "dangerous precedent".
Despite unemployment and the lost of her home, Andrea Clark considers herself a blessed and happy woman.
Despite arguments and disagreements, the movement has continued to flourish and has members in more than 80 countries.
And their minds are bright despite their dirty hands and clothes.
2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Despite recent advancements in 3D food printing, the industry has many challenges to overcome.
2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Despite the pain, I stayed the course walking a bit and then running again.
2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Despite the poor service of the hotel, the manager is reluctant to invest in sufficient training for his staff.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 单项填空 原文
Despite the previous rounds of talks, no agreement has been reached so far by the two sides.
2015年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文
Despite the serious nature of inspections, they resulted in some funny moments.
2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Despite their many differences, all human beings share several defining characteristics.
2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 任务型阅读 原文
He sensed a great potential in her despite her weaknesses.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项
I learned through another woman's eyes that my daughter was still a good person despite her troubled teenage years.
2015年高考英语重庆卷 完形填空 A 原文
In any case, despite so much evidence to the contrary, many managers still agree to theory X.
2016年高考英语上海卷 完形填空 原文
The reason why the ponies here are naughty is that Haytor is a tourist-heavy area and tourists are constantly feeding the ponies foods, despite signs asking them not to.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
The thing is, a number of them have admitted that despite their success, they aren't happy.
2015年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文
This is despite evidence that a dollar spent on risk-reduction saves at least two on reconstruction.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Thus humans who lived a million years ago, despite their big brains and sharp stone tools, lived in constant fear of meat-eating animals.
2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 任务型阅读 原文
More recently, while examining housing construction, the researchers discovered that illiterate, non-English- speaking Mexican workers in Houston, Texas, consistently met best-practice labor productivity standards despite the complexity of the building industry’s work.
In 2005, IBM noted in a court filing that it had been issued more than 300 business-method patents despite the fact that it questioned the legal basis for granting them.
Despite variations in detail, wholesale markets in the countries that have been closely examined— France, Germany, Italy and Spain—are made out of the same building blocks.
Despite these factors, many social scientists seem reluctant to tackle such problems.
Unfortunately, despite years in the making, “The Heart of the Matter” never gets to the heart of the matter: the illiberal nature of liberal education at our leading colleges and universities.
If everything was going so well, then why did over 17 million people vote for Brexit, despite the warnings about what it could do to their country’s economic prospects?.
1. lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike;
"he was held in contempt"
"the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
2. contemptuous disregard;
"she wanted neither favor nor despite"
suspiciously 猜疑着, 怀疑着
despite 不管, 尽管, 不论
despite (或 in despite of)
(archaic)in spite of
used to indicate that one did not intend or expect to do the thing mentioned
despite herself Fran felt a ripple of appreciation for his beauty.
despite, in spite of, notwithstanding
despite： 书面用词，指不受某事或某种原因的阻碍，语气轻于in spite of。
in spite of： 在这些词中语气最强，可与despite换用，口语或书面语中均可使用。