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English definition of “bend to sth”

bend to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with bend   /bend/ (bent, bent) us  
to unwillingly accept the opinions or decisions of other people: The local council was forced to bend to public pressure.Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
(Definition of bend to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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