how to pronounce despite


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the above transcription of despite is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

despite is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of despite in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… Victorian era despite its gentility …”

meaning of despite

Despite means despite the fact that.

despite frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word despite occurs in english on average 145.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics despite can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that despite can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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