Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) give up on something, or admit that sth is true
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‘To concede’ is to relinquish or stand down or give up something. This is a very formal verb used generally in formal or professional scenarios. You might concede your seat on a board, concede that someone else was correct or concede something in negotiations. Similar in meaning to ‘relinquish’ ‘to admit’ or ‘to give up’.
Social Examples (Basic)
The candidate conceded the election after the polling stations closed.
The retreating army conceded defeat to avoid further losses.
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