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にもかかわらず
nimokakawarazu
JLPT N2 Author: dc
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.
#1054 Author: Amatuka

I went out in spite of the rain.
#5185 Author: dc

I was very tired, but I was nevertheless unable to sleep.
#5186 Author: dc

Can we find joy in spite of suffering and death?
#5187 Author: dc

By and large his experiment was successful despite his lack of money.
#5188 Author: dc

The bill was passed by a majority, though the Socialist Party were strongly opposed to it.
#5189 Author: dc

The bill was passed by a majority, though the Socialist Party were strongly opposed to it.
#5190 Author: dc

In spite of the heavy traffic, I managed to get to the airport in time.
#5191 Author: dc

In spite of their tiny restaurant they managed to pull through the recession.
#5193 Author: dc

The girl went to school in spite of her illness.
#5194 Author: dc

Rain or shine, I will go.
#5195 Author: dc

In spite of the sunny weather, the air was rather chilly.
#5196 Author: dc

In spite of the teacher's warning, the lazy boy comes late as often as not.
#5197 Author: dc

espite a large surplus in merchandise trade, the current account surplus is not so big due to a deficit in invisible trade.
#5198 Author: dc

With, all his genius, he is as obscure as ever.
#5199 Author: dc

With all his efforts, he failed the test.
#5200 Author: dc

Though it is poor in natural resources, Japan has become an economic superpower thanks to international trade.
#5201 Author: dc

Japanese literature, in spite of its beauty and riches, is as yet inadequately known in the West.
#5202 Author: dc

Japanese literature, in spite of its beauty and richness, is as yet inadequately known in the West.
#5203 Author: dc

He is in good health in spite of his age.
#5204 Author: dc

I admire him, in spite of his faults.
#5205 Author: dc

I asked him not to go, but he left all the same.
#5206 Author: dc

For all his faults, Sam is still a very likable person.
#5208 Author: dc

I love him none the less for his faults.
#5209 Author: dc

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