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Meaning of “come to terms with sth” in the English Dictionary

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come to terms with sth

C2 to ​graduallyaccept a ​sadsituation, often the ​death of someone you ​love: I ​think he's still coming to ​terms with the ​death of his ​wife.
(Definition of come to terms with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come to terms with sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐接受(常指所爱之人的死)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸接受(常指所愛之人的死)…
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