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English definition of “climbdown”

climbdown

noun [C]     /ˈklaɪm.daʊn/ UK
an occasion when you change your opinion or admit that you were wrong : Saying she was wrong was a difficult climbdown for Sarah.Admitting and confessingChanging your mind
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