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English definition of “come to terms with sth”

come to terms with sth

C2 to gradually accept a sad situation , often the death of someone you love : I think he's still coming to terms with the death of his wife .Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of come to terms with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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