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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French maugré, from mal + gré, literally bad will, with etymological restoration of the l. Cognate with Italian malgrado.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mal.ɡʁe/
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PrepositionEdit

malgré

  1. despite, in spite of.
  2. (with a pronoun) against (one's) will, despite (one's) protest

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

mal (bad) +‎ gré (will).

NounEdit

malgré f (oblique plural malgrez, nominative singular malgré, nominative plural malgrez)

  1. ill-will

PrepositionEdit

malgré

  1. despite; in spite of

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