Concession - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kənˈseʃn|  American pronunciation of the word concession
Brit.  |kənˈseʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word concession


- a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business (syn: grant)
he got the beer concession at the ball park
- the act of conceding or yielding (syn: yielding)
- a point conceded or yielded
they won all the concessions they asked for

Extra examples

We are waiting for his concession of the election.

The candidate made an emotional concession speech when it was clear that he had lost.

The strikers have won some important concessions from the company.

The government will make no concession to terrorists.

The British were not prepared to make any concessions.

We will try to force further concessions from the government.

The committee has won a number of major concessions from the prison authorities.

To qualify for travel concessions you have to be 60.

Open daily, adults £4, concessions £2 (=people who have the right to a concession pay £2).

He took off his jacket as a concession to the heat.

He made no concessions to fashion.

The company owns valuable logging and mining concessions.

Joe runs a hamburger concession in the mall.

As a concession to her debility she lay on an aluminum chaise longue ...

...ordered a meatball grinder from the beach's concession stand...

Word forms

singular: concession
plural: concessions
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