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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

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

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

concession in Swedish is medgivande, eftergift
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