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dis pahyt

  • n  lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • n  contemptuous disregard
    she wanted neither favor nor despite

  • People want to take better care of themselves not despite the recession but because of it, according to Packaged Facts.
  • Despite her reputation for being icy and inscrutable, despite the severe perfection of her hairstyle and wardrobe, Wintour has taken it upon herself to act as something of a .
  • But despite a long-standing reputation for operating above politics, the agency for the past several years has been roiled with problems of a political nature: advisory committees .
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  • Ben Bernanke in AFP
    Despite the unwelcome rise in the unemployment rate that was reported last week, the risk that the economy has entered a substantial downturn appears to have diminished over the past month or so,said Bernanke. "Over the remainder of 2008,...
  • Steve Ballmer in
    Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said: "Despite our best efforts, including raising our bid by roughly $5bn, Yahoo has not moved toward accepting our offer. After careful consideration, we believe the economics demanded by Yahoo do not...
  • Michelle Bachelet in FOXNews
    Despite this, the system is functioning. People should remain calm. We're doing everything we can with all the forces we have. Any information we will share immediately,Bachelet said.

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