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Definition of Concession

Concession

  1. The act of conceding or yielding; usually implying a demand, claim, or request, and thus distinguished from giving, which is voluntary or spontaneous.
  2. A thing yielded; an acknowledgment or admission; a boon; a grant; esp. a grant by government of a privilege or right to do something; as, a concession to build a canal.

Concession Quotations

You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence, but you do not gain lasting peace that way.
Anthony Eden

Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.
Howard Hughes

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life. I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school, I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
Steve Nash

I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman.
Tim Robbins

If you want to do anything, do it now, without compromise or concession, because you have only one life.
Gao Xingjian
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Concession Translations

concession in Swedish is medgivande, eftergift
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