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1. The act of conceding.
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.
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·ar′y (-sĕsh′ə-nĕr′ē) adj.
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
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]
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.
con•ces′sion•ar`y, con•ces′sion•al, adj.
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|Noun||1.||concession - 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"
|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
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
An accommodation made in the light of special or extenuating circumstances:
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concession[kənˈsɛʃ/ən] n → concessione f
something granted. As a concession we were given a day off work to go to the wedding. toegewing, tegemoetkoming; bewilliging; vergunning; konsessie إمْتِياز، تَنازُل отстъпка concessão ústupek das Zugeständnis indrømmelse; bevilling παραχώρησηconcesión mööndus امتیاز myönnytys concessionזיכיון रियायत, आज्ञा प्रदान povlastica, dozvola, koncesija engedmény konsesi eftirgjöf, tilhliðrun concessione 譲歩 양보 nuolaida piekāpšanās; atļauja konsesi concessieinnrømmelse, bevilling, konsesjonustępstwo امتياز، تيريدنه، ور پريښوونه، مننه: دحكومت له خوا دوركړې شوې مځكىيا كوم امتياز څخه ګټه اخيستنه: (امر) ديوه ټاكلى مقصد دپاره دغير منقول جايداد يوه برخه وقف كول concessão concesie уступка ústupok dovoljenje; priznanje koncesija medgivande, beviljande การยอมให้ ödün 讓步 поступка رعایت sự nhượng bộ 让步