Definition of 'concession'
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His presence at the funeral was the one concession he'd make to public opinion. THE UNORTHODOX MURDER OF RABBI MOSS (2002)After lunch - I was eating ravenously still - I made a concession to weakness and pain and had a lie-down. THE DISPOSAL OF THE LIVING (2002)He still had hawk's eyes and a slight stoop in his shoulders was his only concession to his years. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)
A row of tractor tires, painted white and planted with petunias, was the sole concession to aesthetics. FURTHER TALES OF THE CITY (2002)
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Translations for 'concession'
British English: concession /kənˈsɛʃən/ NOUN
If you make a concession to someone, you agree to let them do or have something, especially in order to end an argument or conflict.
The King made major concessions to end the confrontation with his people.
- American English: concession
- Arabic: اِمْتِيَاز
- Brazilian Portuguese: concessão
- Chinese: 让步
- Croatian: ustupak
- Czech: ústupek
- Danish: indrømmelse
- Dutch: concessie
- European Spanish: concesión
- Finnish: lupa
- French: concession
- German: Konzession
- Greek: παραχώρηση
- Italian: concessione
- Japanese: 譲歩
- Korean: 특허
- Norwegian: konsesjon
- Polish: ustępstwo
- European Portuguese: concessão
- Romanian: concesie
- Russian: уступка
- Spanish: concesión
- Swedish: rabatt
- Thai: การยินยอม
- Turkish: ayrıcalık
- Ukrainian: поступка
- Vietnamese: sự nhượng bộ
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