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Example Sentences for "concede"

She will never concede that I am right even if she knows it is trueHe was finally obliged to concede that he was wrong when the results of the experiment were revealed.

She will never concede that I am right even if she knows it is true.

The government has granted tax concessions to new companies which create at least 50 permanent jobs.

She finally conceded that she was wrong.

Management finally conceded the workers' right to unionize after a long and bitter battle.

The federal government has conceded to the Quebec government its right to oversee immigration to the province.

Management was forced to make a number of concessions to the union in order to avoid an expensive strike.

American Vice-President Al Gore was eventually obliged to concede the presidential election to George W. Bush after the Supreme Court of Florida halted the recount of questionable ballots in that state.

The President said a lot of progress had been made, but had to concede that the agreement fell short of what he had hoped for.

The best chess player in the world had to concede defeat to a computer when he realized that he simply couldn't beat it.

Marx and Freud both conceded that religion does contribute somewhat to happiness, satisfaction and hope.

The union made some minor concessions in their negotiations with management in order to avoid a strike.

Edmund Burke once stated that the concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.

In May of 1994, President F.W. DeKlerk conceded victory to Nelson Mandela in South Africa's historic first all-race elections.

The Prime Minister has made major concessions to the provinces in their discussions on power-sharing.


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