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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.

concessionary

(kənˈsɛʃənərɪ)
adj
(Commerce) Also: concessional of, granted, or obtained by a concession
n, pl -aries
another word for concessionaire
Translations

concessionary

[kənˈseʃənərɪ]
A. ADJ [ticket, fare] → reducido
B. Nconcesionario/a m/f

concessionary

[kənˈsɛʃənəri] adj [ticket, fare] → à tarif réduit

concessionary

adj (Comm) → Konzessions-; (= reduced) rates, faresverbilligt

concessionary

[kənˈsɛʃnrɪ] adj (ticket, fare) → a prezzo ridotto
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