malgré

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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malgré

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

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mal (bad) +‎ gré (will).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. ill-will

Preposition[edit]

malgré

  1. despite; in spite of

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