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InterlinguaEdit

PrepositionEdit

malgrado

  1. despite

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mal(e) + grado, which stems from Latin grātum (see grātus (pleasing, acceptable, agreeable, welcome)).[1] Cognate with Catalan malgrat and French malgré.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

(mio, tuo, suo, etc.) malgrado

  1. despite (oneself, etc.)

PrepositionEdit

malgrado

  1. in spite of, despite

ConjunctionEdit

malgrado

  1. even though, although

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Angelo Prati, "Vocabolario Etimologico Italiano", Torino, 1951; headword grato

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mal(o) + grado, which stems from Latin grātum (see grātus (pleasing, acceptable, agreeable, welcome)).

NounEdit

malgrado m (plural malgrados)

  1. displeasure (feeling of being displeased)

SynonymsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

malgrado

  1. although; in spite of

SynonymsEdit