- a person, group, or company to whom a concession has been granted, especially to operate a subsidiary business or service: a popcorn concessionaire at a baseball park.
Origin of concessionaire
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Historical Examples of concessionaire
Often the concessionaire himself is chief magistrate of his kingdom by law.The Andes of Southern Peru
The stands were empty, and not a person—tourist or concessionaire—was in sight.Delayed Action
Charles Vincent De Vet
The concessionaire and the contractor are the modern representatives of ghouls and vampires of old-world romance.Critical Studies
concessioner (kənˈsɛʃənə) or concessionary
- someone who holds or operates a concession
1862, from French concessionaire "person to whom a concession has been granted," from concession, from Latin concessionem (see concession).