Knuckle under - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnʌkəl ˈʌndr̩|
Brit.  |ˈnʌkəl ˈʌndə|

verb

- consent reluctantly (syn: succumb, yield)

Examples

...encouraged her to stand firm and not knuckle under to political pressure...

...the remote outpost was overrun and forced to knuckle under...

Should the employers knuckle under to the workers' demands?

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