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English definition of “yield to sth”

yield to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with yield   /jiːld/ us  

(AGREE)

to agree to do something that you do not want to do or should not do: It's very easy to yield to temptation and spend too much money. "We will not yield to pressure," said the president.

(STOP)

C1 US (UK give way) to stop in order to allow other vehicles to go past before you drive onto a bigger road
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