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verb [transitive] [always in infinitive] spite pronunciation in American English /spaɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyspite
he/she/itspites
present participlespiting
past tensespited
past participlespited
  1. to deliberately upset someone or cause them problems
    She was prepared to marry him just to spite her parents.

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