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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.
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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]
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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
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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
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An accommodation made in the light of special or extenuating circumstances:
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concession[kənˈsɛʃ/ən] n → concessione f
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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
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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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