# granted

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

## Contents

### Pronunciation

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## Preposition

 Prepositiongranted
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 ${\displaystyle x}$, ${\displaystyle y}$ to mean ${\displaystyle y}$ is true because of ${\displaystyle x}$.
Granted that he has done nothing wrong, he should be set free.

## Adjective

 Positive granted Comparative none Superlative none
1. If you take something for granted, you believe it without really knowing or thinking about it.

## Verb

 Plain form grant Third-person singular grants Past tense granted Past participle granted Present participle granting
1. The past tense and past participle of grant.