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cede (something) to (someone)
To yield or give a tract of land to someone. We were shocked to learn that grandma had ceded all of her land to us in her will.
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cede something to someone
to grant a parcel of land to someone. We refuse to cede that land to you. They ceded the land to the city for a park.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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'Even before the first ballot is cast, the number three position in the country, that is the presidency of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has been ceded to us
Kwarans by the other 35 states.
A long-term supply pact of this nature -- or simply a strategic understanding on oil markets, and perhaps more, between Riyadh and Moscow -- could help restore some of the market power these traditional producers have ceded to US
Or Pakistan ceded to US
request to enable it to justify its early withdrawal from Afghanistan on a winning note?
"We definitely see more business becoming available to us both from existing clients increasing their share ceded to us
and from new clients who wish to keep the counterparty risk with regard to reinsurers at acceptable levels," said Munich Re's Schnauder.