Example sentences for: despite

How can you use “despite” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But despite some inevitable streamlining, the film hits the major points--both high and low--in Kaufman's career.

  • Despite Reno's assertion that the pyrotechnics almost certainly did not cause the Waco fire, the commentariat thinks her admission hurts the government's credibility and demonstrates that Reno is honest but clueless, bordering on incompetent (Steve Roberts and Susan Page, of CNN's Late Edition ; Mark Shields and Margaret Carlson, of CNN's Capitol Gang ; and Fox News Sunday's Brit Hume).

  • Despite the well-known importance of Artemisia , there is no consensus on taxonomic relationships, which have traditionally been inferred on the basis of floral and capitular morphology.

  • Hong Kong’s gamblers are so eager to play the horses that, despite the opening of a bigger and better racetrack at Sha Tin, the Happy Valley Racecourse is thriving.

  • Despite this bleak picture, the state's civil justice community has taken significant steps to close the gap between need and services in the past five years:

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