Definition of granted in English:

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granted

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɑːntɪd/

adverb

[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
More example sentences
  • 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, I'm not the man’s ex-wife so I don’t feel ‘cheated’ out of spending that time with him.
  • Granted I’m not completely done studying, but.. what is the point?

conjunction

(granted that)
Even assuming that: granted that officers were used to making decisions, they still couldn’t be expected to understand

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