Origin of concession
OTHER WORDS FROM concession
How to use concession in a sentence
One of its few concessions to the luxurious standards of the neighbors is a long, winding road.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the past, the international community has enticed the Kim regime to negotiate by giving up-front concessions.Should Obama Take North Korea’s Bait?|Gordon G. Chang|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
Iran had already offered to play a more “active role” in the regional fight against ISIS, in exchange for nuclear concessions.Iran Orders Elite Troops: Lay Off U.S. Forces in Iraq|Eli Lake|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Few people in Gaza believe Israel will make any concessions if they do not show their determination to resist.The Gaza Paradox: Hamas Has Little Support, but the War Has a Lot|Jesse Rosenfeld|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The recent concessions made by the Spanish Government have been seen by the Philippine public.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
All the concessions made, however, failed to conciliate the Irish members.
Additional concessions were also made in the committee; and even Mr. Shiel remarked that Ireland ought to be grateful.
Jane marvelled at the concessions that had been made to her, at the extent to which things were being done for her.The Creators|May Sinclair
In conclusion, Mr. Cobden called upon the protectionists cheerfully to make concessions for the good of the community.
British Dictionary definitions for concession
- 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