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にもかかわらず
nimokakawarazu
JLPT N2
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Meaning
despite; though; although; in spite of
despite the rain lots of people came
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Phrases
Despite the rain many people gathered together.
Edit  #1054 Amatuka
I went out in spite of the rain.
Edit  #5185 dc
I was very tired, but I was nevertheless unable to sleep.
Edit  #5186 dc
By and large his experiment was successful despite his lack of money.
Edit  #5188 dc
The bill was passed by a majority, though the Socialist Party were strongly opposed to it.
Edit  #5189 dc
The bill was passed by a majority, though the Socialist Party were strongly opposed to it.
Edit  #5190 dc
In spite of the heavy traffic, I managed to get to the airport in time.
Edit  #5191 dc
In spite of their tiny restaurant they managed to pull through the recession.
Edit  #5193 dc
The girl went to school in spite of her illness.
Edit  #5194 dc
Rain or shine, I will go.
Edit  #5195 dc
In spite of the sunny weather, the air was rather chilly.
Edit  #5196 dc
In spite of the teacher's warning, the lazy boy comes late as often as not.
Edit  #5197 dc
espite a large surplus in merchandise trade, the current account surplus is not so big due to a deficit in invisible trade.
Edit  #5198 dc
With, all his genius, he is as obscure as ever.
Edit  #5199 dc
With all his efforts, he failed the test.
Edit  #5200 dc
Though it is poor in natural resources, Japan has become an economic superpower thanks to international trade.
Edit  #5201 dc
Japanese literature, in spite of its beauty and riches, is as yet inadequately known in the West.
Edit  #5202 dc
Japanese literature, in spite of its beauty and richness, is as yet inadequately known in the West.
Edit  #5203 dc
He is in good health in spite of his age.
Edit  #5204 dc
I asked him not to go, but he left all the same.
Edit  #5206 dc
For all his faults, Sam is still a very likable person.
Edit  #5208 dc
I love him none the less for his faults.
Edit  #5209 dc
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