Definition of backdown in English:

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backdown

Pronunciation: /ˈbakdoun/

noun

An act of backing down.
Example sentences
  • The end result is a complete backdown: his regular column in the paper's Metro section will be reinstated and he's also been offered a wider role writing for other parts of the paper.
  • Labor says the Prime Minister's been forced into an embarrassing backdown, labelling it a victory for commonsense.
  • After Saturday's first public sign of a backdown, the director has confirmed that talks have resumed.
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