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granted adj
1 acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started" [syn: given]
2 given as a grant; "the special funds granted for his research project"

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  1. past of grant
  2. Given, awarded.
    He was granted a patent on his invention.


  1. You use granted to concede a point, often before you adding contrasting information.
    He's a good student and usually does well. Granted, he did fail that one test, but I think there were good reasons for that.
    "You haven't been a very good father." "Granted."
  2. You use granted that x, y to mean y is true because of x.
    Granted that he has done nothing wrong, he should be set free.''

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