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con·ces·sion

 (kən-sĕsh′ən)
n.
1. The act of conceding.
2.
a. Something, such as a point previously claimed in argument, that is later conceded.
b. An acknowledgment or admission.
3. A grant of a tract of land made by a government or other controlling authority in return for stipulated services or a promise that the land will be used for a specific purpose.
4.
a. The privilege of maintaining a subsidiary business within certain premises.
b. The space allotted for such a business.
c. The business itself: There was an ice cream concession in the subway station.
d. A snack, drink, or other food sold at a concession: bought concessions at halftime.

[Middle English, from Latin concessiō, concessiōn-, from concessus, past participle of concēdere, to concede; see concede.]

con·ces′sion·al adj.
con·ces′sion·ar′y (-sĕsh′ə-nĕr′ē) adj.

concession

(kənˈsɛʃən)
n
1. the act of yielding or conceding, as to a demand or argument
2. something conceded
3. (Commerce) Brit a reduction in the usual price of a ticket granted to a special group of customers: a student concession.
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any grant of rights, land, or property by a government, local authority, corporation, or individual
5. (Marketing) the right, esp an exclusive right, to market a particular product in a given area
6. (Commerce)
a. the right to maintain a subsidiary business on a lessor's premises
b. the premises so granted or the business so maintained
c. a free rental period for such premises
7. (Surveying) (chiefly in Ontario and Quebec)
a. a land subdivision in a township survey
b. another word for concession road
[C16: from Latin concēssiō an allowing, from concēdere to concede]
conˈcessible adj

con•ces•sion

(kənˈsɛʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of conceding or yielding, as a right.
2. the thing or point yielded.
3. something conceded by a government or a controlling authority, as a grant of land.
4. a space or privilege within certain premises for a subsidiary business or service: the refreshment concession at a theater.
5. Canadian. a division of surveyed land in a township, further divided into lots.
[1605–15; < Latin concēssiō=concēd(ere) to concede + -tiō -tion]
con•ces′sion•ar`y, con•ces′sion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concession - a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary businessconcession - a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
franchise - an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
2.concession - the act of conceding or yielding
assent, acquiescence - agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
bye, pass - you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round"
3.concession - a point conceded or yielded; "they won all the concessions they asked for"
agreement - the verbal act of agreeing
sop - a concession given to mollify or placate; "the offer was a sop to my feelings"
judicial admission, stipulation - (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record; "a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay"
takeaway - a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures
wage concession - an agreement to raise wages

concession

noun
1. compromise, agreement, settlement, accommodation, adjustment, trade-off, give-and-take, half measures Britain has made sweeping concessions to China in order to reach a settlement.
2. privilege, right, permit, licence, franchise, entitlement, indulgence, prerogative The government has granted concessions to three private telephone companies.
3. reduction, saving, grant, discount, allowance tax concessions for mothers who choose to stay at home with their children
4. surrender, yielding, conceding, renunciation, relinquishment He said there'd be no concession of territory.

concession

noun
An accommodation made in the light of special or extenuating circumstances:
Translations
إمْتِياز، تَنازُلاِمْتِيَاز
ústupek
indrømmelsebevilling
lupamyöntäminentoimilupa
ustupak
engedmény
eftirgjöf, tilhliîrun
譲歩
특허
nuolaida
atļaujapiekāpšanās
ústupok
eftergiftmedgivanderabatt
การยินยอม
sự nhượng bộ

concession

[kənˈseʃən] N
1. (= reduction) → concesión f; (on tax) → desgravación f, exención f
price concessionreducción f
2. (= franchise) → concesión f; (= exploration rights) (for oil) → derechos mpl de exploración

concession

[kənˈsɛʃən] n
(in dispute, argument)concession f
to make concessions → faire des concessions
(= reduction) → réduction f
tax concession → avantage m fiscal

concession

nZugeständnis nt, → Konzession f (→ to an +acc); (Comm) → Konzession f; to make concessions to somebodyjdm Konzessionen or Zugeständnisse machen

concession

[kənˈsɛʃn] nconcessione f

concession

(kənˈseʃən) noun
something granted. As a concession we were given a day off work to go to the wedding.

concession

اِمْتِيَاز ústupek indrømmelse Konzession παραχώρηση concesión lupa concession ustupak concessione 譲歩 특허 concessie konsesjon ustępstwo concessão уступка rabatt การยินยอม ayrıcalık sự nhượng bộ 让步
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We have a right here, having discovered this cavern, and we claim it under a concession of the Honduras Government.
Montcalm, who felt that his influence over the warlike tribes he had gathered was to be maintained by concession rather than by power, complied reluctantly with the other's request.
I quite understand your feeling," I hastened to reply; but I thought it, after an instant, not opposed to this concession to pursue: "Did she die here?
When she presented her basket at the scales, he had hoped for some concession, and addressed her in a sort of half conciliatory, half scornful tone; and she had answered with the bitterest contempt.
A little concession, now and then, where it can do no harm, is the wiser policy.
But with all my persuasions, all my arguments, I was only able to get him to reduce the distance to thirty-five yards; and even this concession he made with reluctance, and said with a sigh, "I wash my hands of this slaughter; on your head be it.
Concession must be out of the question; but it was time to appear to forget that they had ever quarrelled; and she hoped it might rather assist the restoration of friendship, that when he came into the room she had one of the children with herthe youngest, a nice little girl about eight months old, who was now making her first visit to Hartfield, and very happy to be danced about in her aunt's arms.
But if you look up and smile with that countenance, I shall swear concession before I know to what, and that will make a fool of me.
He was to consider this concession as a recognition of the attachment between Magdalen and himself, on certain terms only.
In short, is it not a concession to the misgiving, to keep the forge?
When Miss Mills undertook the office and returned with Dora, exhorting us, from the pulpit of her own bitter youth, to mutual concession, and the avoidance of the Desert of Sahara!
people often do so, in such cases) like a rather reluctant concession to truth and justice; - as if I wanted to deny it!