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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

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

Each concession we make is accompanied by an inner diminution of which we are not immediately conscious.
Emile M. Cioran

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

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

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
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Concession Translations

concession in Swedish is medgivande, eftergift

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