give place to


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give place to

To be replaced by something or someone else. With that loss, we gave place to the team below us in the standings and found ourselves outside the playoff picture.
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give ˈplace to somebody/something

(formal) be replaced by somebody/something: Houses and factories gave place to open fields as the train gathered speed.
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We give place to reviews which include current information in our journal as much as possible and we aim to update our information with these reviews.
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There will also be less flexibility for admissions staff at Coventry University to give place to applicants who have slightly lower grades than they need.
Rather, to be humble means "to give place to another.
The world of literary scholarship is based on paradigms which break down to give place to new ones.
Will national economies disappear to give place to a one-world economy?
Or rather, shall all private respects give place to that holy name?
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