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CONCESSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does concession mean? 

CONCESSION (noun)
  The noun CONCESSION has 3 senses:

1. a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
2. the act of conceding or yielding
3. a point conceded or yielded

  Familiarity information: CONCESSION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONCESSION (noun)


Sense 1concession [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

concession; grant

Context example:

he got the beer concession at the ball park

Hypernyms ("concession" is a kind of...):

contract (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "concession"):

franchise (an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place)


Sense 2concession [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of conceding or yielding

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

conceding; concession; yielding

Hypernyms ("concession" is a kind of...):

acquiescence; assent (agreement with a statement or proposal to do something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "concession"):

bye; pass (you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent)


Sense 3concession [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A point conceded or yielded

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

they won all the concessions they asked for

Hypernyms ("concession" is a kind of...):

agreement (the verbal act of agreeing)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "concession"):

sop (a concession given to mollify or placate)

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)

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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