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English definition of “yield”

yield

verb [I or T] (GIVE UP)    /jiːld/
to give up the control of or responsibility for something, often because you have been forced to: They were forced to yield (up) their land to the occupying forces. Despite renewed pressure to give up the occupied territory, they will not yield.Stop having or doing something
(Definition of yield verb (GIVE UP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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