- concerto grosso,
- concession road,
Origin of concession
Examples from the Web for concessions
It went back and forth with the IRS and eventually made some concessions.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Few people in Gaza believe Israel will make any concessions if they do not show their determination to resist.
It was a tactic designed to force Israeli concessions before talks break down.
Then, on Friday, Boehner and his leadership team sat down with these right-wingers and made a series of concessions to them.
Some Senate campaigns end with victory speeches, others with concessions.
Now:—Have any of these concessions been granted because a majority of women asked for them?Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The king would grant one day concessions which he would revoke the next.Friends, though divided|G. A. Henty
Every savage has something sacred for which he is prepared to suffer and for which he will make no concessions.
At first the demands were refused on imperial authority, but after a while concessions were made.The Hansa Towns|Helen Zimmern
These concessions, however, do not mean the introduction of the term "impossible" to our studies.Folklore as an Historical Science|George Laurence Gomme
- the right to maintain a subsidiary business on a lessor's premises
- the premises so granted or the business so maintained
- a free rental period for such premises
- a land subdivision in a township survey
- another name for concession road
Word Origin for concession
mid-15c., from Old French concession (14c.) or directly from Latin concessionem (nominative concessio) "an allowing, conceding," noun of action from past participle stem of concedere (see concede). Meaning "right or privilege granted by government" is from 1650s. "Refreshment stand" sense is from 1910.