New English-Irish Dictionary
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concede

1. verb admit being wrong2. verb admit unpleasant truth3. verb give sth unwillingly4. verb SPOR give advantage to opponent5. verb SPOR, GAMES, POL admit defeat 1 verb admit being wrong TRANSITIVEgéill verb  c m utabhair isteach  c m ushe wouldn't concede the point ní raibh sí sásta an pointe a ghéilleadhthey conceded that the plan might work ghéill siad go mb'fhéidir go n-oibreodh an plean, thug siad isteach go mb'fhéidir go n-oibreodh an plean 2 verb admit unpleasant truth INTRANSITIVEadmhaigh verb  c m uhe conceded that he was late for the meeting d'admhaigh sé go raibh sé déanach don chruinniú'I would've been happy with second place,' she conceded. 'Bheinn sásta leis an dara háit,' a d'admhaigh sí.
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3 verb give sth unwillingly TRANSITIVEgéill verb  c m uBritain was forced to concede Indian independence bhí ar an mBreatain neamhspleáchas a ghéilleadh don Indiathey refused to concede to the union's demands dhiúltaigh siad géilleadh d'éilimh an cheardchumainnthe council conceded to free parking ghéill an chomhairle go mbeadh páirceáil in aisce ar fáil 4 verb SPOR give advantage to opponent
TRANSITIVEthey conceded two goals in the first half lig siad dhá chúl isteach sa chéad leath, scaoil siad dhá chúl isteach sa chéad leaththey're conceding possession too easily tá siad ag tabhairt na seilbhe uathu ró-éasca
INTRANSITIVEit's important not to concede tá sé tábhachtach gan ligean don fhoireann eile scóráil
5 verb SPOR, GAMES, POL admit defeat
TRANSITIVEgéill verb  c m uthey conceded the election ghéill siad go raibh an toghchán caillte acuhe conceded victory to his opponent ghéill sé go raibh an bua ag a chéile comhraic
INTRANSITIVEgéill verb  c m u