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agree to differ

Definition of agree to differ in English:

Cease to argue about something because neither party will compromise or be persuaded.
Example sentences
  • We agreed to differ on many things and we also dealt with the issues that we should be dealing with.
  • A few left, but most agreed to differ and the congregation grew.
  • Perhaps the first step in creating a culture in which people are unafraid to speak out is to listen respectfully to each other's views, and be able to gracefully agree to differ where consensus is impossible.
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