in defiance of

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as in despite
without being prevented by He got into a school across the country in defiance of his parents wish for him to attend a local college.

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“In defiance of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/in%20defiance%20of. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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