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climbdown

noun [C]
 
/ˈklaɪmdaʊn/ UK
an occasion when someone admits that they were wrong about something or have changed their opinion: an embarrassing climbdown by the governmentChanging your mindAdmitting and confessing
Translations of “climbdown”
in Chinese (Traditional) 認錯,讓步…
in Russian признание ошибки, уступка…
in Turkish geri adım atma, hatasını kabul etme, fikir değiştirme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认错,让步…
in Polish zwrot…
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