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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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To avoid, however, all contention, if possible, with these philosophers, if they will be called so; and to show our own disposition to accommodate matters peaceably between us, we shall here make them some concessions, which may possibly put an end to the dispute.
On the one hand, it will be said, if concessions are made, the Parliament endanger the loss of their authority over the Colony: on the other hand, if external forces should be used, there seems to be danger of a total lasting alienation of affection.
But I have observed that, in nine cases out of ten, a man will make concessions to a woman, if she approaches him by her self, which he would hesitate even to consider if another man was within hearing.
He accused the professor of making too great concessions to the materialists.
We have a right here, having discovered this cavern, and we claim it under a concession of the Honduras Government.
Monty and I clubbed together and bought presents for his Majesty, the boss here, and Monty wrote out this little document - sort of concession to us to sink mines and work them, you see.
But this was a concession to morality, it formed no part of his main scheme.
But the wishes of Miss Magdalen Vanstone's eldest sister have claims on my consideration which I cannot dispute; and at her entreaty I inform you that all further proceedings on my part are withdrawn -- on the express understanding that this concession is to open facilities for written communication, at least, between the two sisters.
And making this concession, I affirm that (with the sole exception of duties on imports and exports) they would, under the plan of the convention, retain that authority in the most absolute and unqualified sense; and that an attempt on the part of the national government to abridge them in the exercise of it, would be a violent assumption of power, unwarranted by any article or clause of its Constitution.
Her hair, black but plentifully shot with grey, was brushed plainly back from her high forehead, and was gathered under a small round felt hat, like that of a man, with one sprig of feather in the band as a concession to her sex.
One of his reasons for making this concession has been penetrated by Mr.
We have little patience with those liberal clergy who dwell on nothing else than the difficulties of faith and the propriety of concession to the opposite force.