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Pronunciation:  kun'seshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
  2. [n]  the act of conceding or yielding
  3. [n]  a point conceded or yielded; "they won all the concessions they asked for"

CONCESSION is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: conceding, grant, yielding
 See Also: acquiescence, agreement, assent, bye, contract, franchise, judicial admission, pass, sop, stipulation, wage concession



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*ces"sion\, n. [L. concessio, fr. concedere: cf.
F. concession. See {Concede}.]
1. The act of conceding or yielding; usually implying a
   demand, claim, or request, and thus distinguished from
   giving, which is voluntary or spontaneous.

         By mutual concession the business was adjusted.

2. A thing yielded; an acknowledgment or admission; a boon; a
   grant; esp. a grant by government of a privilege or right
   to do something; as, a concession to build a canal.

         This is therefore a concession, that he doth . . .
         believe the Scriptures to be sufficiently plain.

         When a lover becomes satisfied by small compliances
         without further pursuits, then expect to find
         popular assemblies content with small concessions.

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