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 for ceded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cede \cede\ (s[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. ceded; p. pr. & vb.
     n. ceding.] [L. cedere to withdraw, yield; akin to cadere
     to fall, and to E. chance; cf. F. c['e]der.]
     To yield or surrender; to give up; to resign; as, to cede a
     fortress, a province, or country, to another nation, by
     treaty.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The people must cede to the government some of their
           natural rights.                          --Jay.
     [1913 Webster]

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