# granted

Granted is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

## Preposition

 Preposition granted
1. You use granted to say that you accept that something is true, often before you adding contrasting information.
He's a good student and usually does well. Granted, he did fail that one test, but I think there were good reasons for that.
"You haven't been a very good father." "Granted."
2. You use granted that $x$, $y$ to mean $y$ is true because of $x$.
Granted that he has done nothing wrong, he should be set free.