[kuh n-sesh-uh-ner-ee]


pertaining to concession; of the nature of a concession: concessionary agreements.

noun, plural con·ces·sion·ar·ies.

a concessionaire.

Origin of concessionary

First recorded in 1720–30; concession + -ary
Related formssub·con·ces·sion·ar·y, adjective, noun, plural sub·con·ces·sion·ar·ies. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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of, granted, or obtained by a concession

noun plural -aries

another word for concessionaire
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