cede back

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HZPC, a company from Holland, developed the seed that could cede back the humble spud's popularity among the Atkins and South Beach crowd.
Should its offer prove successful, AES will cede back to the French group all Gener activities in Argentina for USD651 (including USD39 million of debt).
The Republicans, he said, "propose to cede back power from the hallowed halls of Congress to the more hallowed kitchen tables of America, where night after night families bow their heads in thanks and make decisions about education, charity, jobs, spending, debt, and values with a wisdom and compassion that no number of agency heads, cabinet secretaries, or members of Congress could ever match.