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Despite something - synonyms or related words



used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it

in spite of something

used for referring to a fact that makes something else surprising



despite a fact or idea that you have just mentioned: used as a way of showing how a sentence, phrase, or word is related to what has already been said



used for saying that something remains true despite what you have just said or done



formal despite what has just been said. The more usual word is nevertheless.

for all

in spite of something



spoken despite something that you have previously mentioned

all/just the same

despite what has been mentioned

at least

used when mentioning an advantage that exists in spite of the problem or disadvantage that you have just mentioned

Open Dictionary

patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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