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負ける, 敗ける, 敗北る, まける
Conjugated: 負ければ
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to lose, to be defeated
Only 負ける
2. to succumb, to give in, to surrender, to yield
3. to be inferior to
See 気触れる・かぶれる・1
4. to break out in a rash due to (e.g. lacquer, shaving, etc.)
Transitive
5. to reduce the price, to give a discount, to throw in (something extra) for free
3対0で彼には負けています。
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勝てば官軍負ければ賊軍, かてばかんぐんまければぞくぐん
Expression, Proverb
might is right, history is written by the victors, winners are always right and losers are always in the wrong