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admittedly

adverb uk   /ədˈmɪt.ɪd.li/ us    /-ˈmɪt̬-/
B2 used when you are agreeing that something is true, especially unwillingly: Admittedly, I could have tried harder but I still don't think all this criticism is fair.
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