Meaning of CONCESSION in English

CONCESSION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

concession stand

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

big

This was a big concession by Lord Owen, which went practically unnoticed at first.

Was Britain wrong in not making swifter and bigger concessions ?

A deal would need two big concessions from Mr Gorbachev that he balked at last year.

Then he made a big concession .

further

A further concession to Quebec was the provision that any single province could veto future changes to federal institutions.

The Act allowed the retention of adoption of such titles simply as a further concession to local sentiment.

Edward still prevaricated, but at the Parliament of March 1299 the magnates extorted further concessions by the threat of armed force.

important

Every generous inch a military man, Groves made important concessions to Oppenheimer in the interest of getting the job done.

Two important concessions were made, restricted to the 1990 election only.

The national agreements also granted important concessions to the labour movement.

major

Many observers believe that Kiley and Livingstone should be beside themselves with joy at the major concessions they have won.

Both railroads want major concessions in the form of track rights and divestiture of certain rail lines in exchange for their approval.

Indeed, the government had to make major concessions during the committee stage, especially to Labour critics.

But this will entail major political concessions by the government, including the surrender of the state monopoly over electronic media.

They would enjoy major tax concessions , including 50 percent rebates in their first year and 25 percent in their second.

only

The fashionable and becoming gown and girdle were her only concessions to style and conformity.

The munitions factory in Hereford seemed to be the only concession to it.

The only concession to scale is that for obvious reasons the lift buttons are situated outside the cars!

A gallery had been suspended around the wall at the height of two standing men - the only concession to spectators.

It was the only concession to comfort in the Empress's room.

Realising this was the only concession he would be likely to get, Grant nodded his acceptance.

political

The real fear that this revolution might overthrow the Tsar forced him to make some political concessions to appease the masses.

But this will entail major political concessions by the government, including the surrender of the state monopoly over electronic media.

significant

This represented a significant concession to the opposition, which had otherwise threatened to boycott the election.

Corporate leaders were planning to close it unless they could get significant wage concessions from the workers.

special

The Midland Company also increased its share of the London milk trade by offering special freight concessions to Derbyshire farmers.

substantial

If so, this seems a substantial concession to patronage.

During the week OAPs travelling in either direction will be eligible for substantial travel concessions agreed with the major travel companies.

■ NOUN

stand

Looking for a concession stand , he turned a corner.

One struck and killed a young man standing near a concession stand.

He was bothering the girl at the concession stand before, so she had the usher call us.

tax

They would enjoy major tax concessions , including 50 percent rebates in their first year and 25 percent in their second.

How is the free-market economy to be reconciled with continued large-scale tax concessions for house mortgages and private pensions?

Forestry companies no longer granted tax concessions have been trying to offload their holdings.

It also received a host of tax concessions .

Mr. Jackson I have already referred to the tax concession in the 1990 Budget.

Market-distorting activities arise from state aids such as subsidies, tax concessions , and other financial help given to domestic companies.

Macleod was attacked by both liberals and conservatives in the Legco for failing to provide sufficient tax concessions to middle income earners.

Private pension scheme tax concessions grew as part of deliberate policy.

wage

Corporate leaders were planning to close it unless they could get significant wage concessions from the workers.

■ VERB

extract

It exploited fears that the accord would collapse to extract concessions previously denied it.

He exploited a temporary lull in affairs to extract more concessions from the Romans than had hitherto been possible.

But if you can offer talents that are in short supply, you may be better able to extract concessions than you suppose.

At other times it is a gambit to extract the maximum price concession from the seller.

force

If junior creditors account for more than a third of the creditors, they can force concessions from their senior partners.

Here, too, he was forced to make certain concessions .

give

She was a traditionalist - her jewellery gave no concessions to modern fashion.

This time, however, Daley began giving ground, making concessions .

This process should lessen the chances of pricing too low or of needlessly giving away other concessions like favourable payment terms.

His hair was closely cropped, giving no concessions to the fashionable long-haired male coiffures which he had once enjoyed.

grant

Producers of commercials resisted, but granted some concessions to end the strike.

Governments have frequently made matters worse by granting concessions to cattle ranchers on terms that have created incentives for reckless exploitation.

Milosevic has granted piecemeal concessions while sowing the kind of confusion that he has used in the past to stymie opponents.

make

Trimble, like Adams and McGuinness, is caught between the demands for internal unity and making concessions to traditional enemies.

Ministers will make the concession during the consultation period that follows last week's publication of the arms exports controls bill.

Despite the continued indifference of the Labour Party the Communists had made many concessions aimed at attracting support from Labour members.

He has often shown himself ready to make concessions when faced with genuine mass discontent.

It tolerated his advance, but would make no concessions .

offer

Such a policy intensified opposition to the Forest system: as early as 1277 the king was compelled to offer certain concessions .

Property owners offered concessions to attract new tenants and renters already in place received no, or modest, rent hikes.

The Midland Company also increased its share of the London milk trade by offering special freight concessions to Derbyshire farmers.

operate

The build-#operate-transfer concession envisages the line opening in 2003 followed by a 30-year operating period.

The build-#operate-transfer concession allows five years for construction; putting the opening date as 2003.

prepare

Eisenhower was prepared to make concessions in order to normalize the situation.

secure

Nu's task in London was somehow to keep the republic, while securing constitutional concessions .

win

Their ire won at least one concession .

Traditional business sectors have also won concessions .

The strikers returned to work having won few concessions .

Britain won a concession over mackerel fishing in western waters.

By the end of June, however, they had apparently won no concessions from the government.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Pensioners and disabled people get special concessions on buses and trains.

tax concessions

Under the previous administration, rich landowners were given generous tax concessions.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Both sides made various concessions, but neither would back down on the crucial points.

Property owners offered concessions to attract new tenants and renters already in place received no, or modest, rent hikes.

Still, executives and union leaders would surely protest such a plan and claim that such a plan would require unacceptable concessions.

The new concession will apply to buses only.

Tickets £2.50, concessions £1.50 at the door.

To ensure the Bill's smooth passage through Parliament, they readily agreed to concessions for farmers and fox hunters.

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