Definition for E-PIT'RO-PE, or E-PIT'RO-PY

E-PIT'RO-PE, or E-PIT'RO-PY, n. [Gr. επιτροπη, from επιτρεπω, to permit.]

In rhetoric, concession; a figure by which one thing is granted, with a view to obtain an advantage; as, I admit all this may be true, but what is this to the purpose? I concede the fact, but it overthrows your own argument. Encyc.

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