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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Given.
  • adjective (Logic, Rhetoric) Acknowledged or assumed as a supposition.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of grant.
  • verb Given, awarded.
  • adverb Used to concede a point, often before stating some contrasting information.
  • preposition used to mark the premise of a syllogistic argument

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  • adjective acknowledged as a supposition

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