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[sentence adverb] Admittedly; it is true (used to introduce a factor which is opposed to the main line of argument but is not regarded as so strong as to invalidate it):‘granted, Marie was two years older than her, but it wasn't a question of age’
- ‘Granted, I'm not the mans ex-wife so I dont feel ‘cheated’ out of spending that time with him.’
- ‘Granted, I'm not a historian But in all the years baseball has been played on this or any other continent, I don't think a team has ever won without scoring a run.’
- ‘Granted, he's not infallible and he knows this.’
- ‘Granted Im not completely done studying, but.. what is the point?’
Even assuming that:‘granted that officers were used to making decisions, they still couldn't be expected to understand’self-evident, unquestionable, undeniableView synonyms
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