concession ( concessions plural )
1 n-count If you make a concessionto someone, you agree to let them do or have something, especially in order to end an argument or conflict.
oft N to/from n
The King made major concessions to end the confrontation with his people.
2 n-count A concession is a special right or privilege that is given to someone.
...tax concessions for mothers who stay at home with their children.
3 n-count A concession is a special price which is lower than the usual price and which is often given to old people, students, and the unemployed.
Open daily; admission £1.10 with concessions for children and OAPs.
in AM, use reduction
4 n-count A concession is an arrangement where someone is given the right to sell a product or to run a business, especially in a building belonging to another business.
(mainly AM, BUSINESS)
in BRIT, usually use franchise
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 acknowledgment, admission, assent, confession, surrender, yielding
2 adjustment, allowance, boon, compromise, grant, indulgence, permit, privilege, sop
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