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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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Abdullah had said in the Assembly that the state had only acceded and not merged with Union of India and could not be compared to Junagarh and Hyderabad.
Two acceded and one didn't; all three were removed from the program.
This enchanting production has enthralled audiences from around the world since 1952, the same year Queen Elizabeth II acceded the British throne.
Contract notice:Passed as a central market, has been the regular delivery of office supplies for, paper and printing supplies (3 lots) at ucl and other powers authorities acceded to the central markets.
China and India acceded to the TAC last year and Japan and Pakistan acceded this year.
And always, there's the grim constant refrain of men who acceded to evil: ``I was only doing my job.
With much regret and considerable gratitude, our Board has acceded to Leo's wish that he step down after three years as Mednet chairman to fulfill his new responsibilities as a U.
Delivery of desktops, notebooks, workstations, tablets, printers, multifunction devices, office software, accessories and related services to child and family or acceded setting.
China and India already acceded to the TAC last year, and Japan and Pakistan acceded this year.
LAFCO acceded to the wishes of landowners planning as many as 40,000 houses outside Santa Clarita and denied the city any official say in development outside its borders, growth that is sure to have impacts on municipal services.
According to the article, California Insurance Commissioner Chuck Quackenbush has acceded to the demands of several other insurance carriers and agreed to auction off the remains of San Diego-based Golden Eagle Insurance Co.
Delivery of desktops, notebooks, printers, MFPs, scanners, office software, accessories and related services to child and family or acceded setting.
Cambodia on Tuesday acceded to an agreement inked in May by Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to jointly work together to combat terrorism and other transnational crimes.
National Assembly (NA) Speaker, Mr Max Sisulu, has informed Democratic Alliance (DA) Parliamentary Leader, Ms Lindiwe Mazibuko that her request for the NA to be convened during the constituency period to consider a draft resolution to terminate the deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in the Central African Republic (CAR) could not be acceded to.
The ASEAN High Council is envisioned in the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia initially signed by ASEAN's founding members in 1976 and eventually acceded to by all current members and Papua New Guinea, an ASEAN observer.