Concession: n. giving a subset(s) because of a demanden(s) but frequently unwillingly

Sometimes we have to concede to the demands of a neighbor telling us to remove a tree branch encroaching on their property. Conceding to a spousal demanden to take out the garbage or mow the lawn is giving in to a reasonable marital demanden. In either case we often concede unwillingly.

Political concession speeches are just an acknowledgement that the other politician got more votes or a greater following and therefore we give up trying to get the same political office or position of authority. Politicians have conceded to the demandens of the majority although sometimes very unwillingly.

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