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English definition of “concede”

concede

verb  /kənˈsid/ us  
to admit that something is true, or to allow something: [+ (that) clause] Officials concede (that) the plan isn’t the best one. If you concede in a competition, you admit that you have lost: [I/T] She conceded (the election) yesterday.
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