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accede to pressure

To bow down or yield to pressure from an outside force, especially as regards a political, business, or military action or decision. Congress was forced to accede to pressure from the public and abandon its proposal to increase taxes.
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accede to

1. To agree to a set of terms, conditions, or demands. The government will not accede to the terrorist's demands.
2. To begin serving in a position of authority or in an official capacity. Come January, he will accede to the office of governor.
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accede to something

 
1. to agree to the terms or demands that someone has stated. We cannot accede to your demands.
2. to assume a position of power or authority; to begin serving in one's official capacity. She acceded to the office of mayor in January.
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A repeated theme in Shusaku Endo's fiction has been the existential conflict between adherence to an exacting and in many ways alienating religion, and accedence to the cultural imperatives and material rewards of one's native land.
129), which are preceded by contextualizing chapters on ~Donatus and Priscian and the Development of the Accedence and Regeminia ~and' the Study of Grammar in Late-Medieval England'.
One of the texts preserves parts of an Accedence treatise (i.
The copies of the Accedence treatise and the Regemina in MS 130 were probably produced around 1425 in Londe's school by mere schoolboys.