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Post time 2006-10-18 08:38:56 |Display all floors
Defiant in the face of sanctions backed by even its closest ally, China, Pyongyang said it had withstood international pressure before and was hardly likely to yield now that it had become "a nuclear weapons state" with the October 9 test.

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Post time 2006-10-18 08:40:10 |Display all floors
固定短语,不顾。
详见词典。

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Post time 2006-10-18 09:16:42 |Display all floors
in the face of something
1. despite something. She left home in the face of strong opposition from her parents.
2. when threatened by something. In the face of clear evidence that the printing company did what it was supposed to do, the publisher lost the lawsuit.

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