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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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These issues were discussed with you recently during a conference in Hungary and we appreciate your commitment to follow-up with the tax authorities in the Acceding Countries.
From a technical standpoint, a supplier may, in certain circumstances, trigger a VAT-registration obligation in an Acceding Country by exceeding the distance-selling threshold.
The Meeting held here on Friday with Senator Islamuddin Sheikh in the chair showed concerns about disparity in amount paid to ex-rulers of merged/ acceding states and their dependents and said that dependents of Kalat Dir and Makran are getting very meagre amount while big amount is being paid Amir of Bahawalpur and Ex-Mir of Khairpur and others which is unfair and unjust.
James Robinson of the diocese of Calgary spoke in favour of acceding to the primates' request, saying that, "maybe the voice of prophecy is found not just in the wealthy north, maybe it is in the growing churches in the South.
The costs of participation in the EMU depend to a certain extent on the similarity between business cycles in the euro area and acceding countries.
The ongoing price liberalization and deregulation and the Balassa-Samuelson effect will contribute to inflation differentials between the current euro-area member states and the acceding countries.
He said the Government would not be prepared to put the economy at risk by acceding to the union's demands.
Chairman and CEO Joe Heitzler says the series is acceding to car owners' wishes to leave the month of May relatively free so that teams can make an effort to compete in the IRL's Indianapolis 500 on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.
Tired but happy, Mizrahi agrees to sing only the first few words, simultaneously acceding to and partially rejecting what seems to be a constant, exhausting demand on him: Be Entertaining.
To the initial tranche of eastern European countries acceding to the European Union in 2004 (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia) will, in January 2007, be added Bulgaria and Romania.
Trade Representative not later than one year after the United States extends permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) to the products of Russia, and annually thereafter, to submit a report to the Committee on Finance of the Senate and the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives assessing the extent to which Russia is implementing the WTO Agreement (including the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures and the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) and the progress Russia has made in acceding to the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) and the Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA).
The Deputy Speaker deferred the Rules of Acceding States (Abolition of Privy Purses and Privileges) Amendment Bill 2009 for further consultation.
Indeed, much of the detail regarding the application and implementation of the laws in the Acceding Countries (e.
A written reply to Spurs' request said: "The Premier League find no grounds for acceding to your request for a replay.