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concessionaire

noun [C]
 
 
/kənˌseʃənˈeər/ ( also concessioner)
COMMERCE a person or company who has a concession (= official permission from a government or a company to do business in a particular place): Cruise ships often staff their ships by contracting with gifts shops, beauty salons and other concessionaires. Highway concessionaires' requests to increase tolls were rejected by the state government.
Translations of “concessionaire”
in Chinese (Traditional) 特許經銷商, 特許權獲得者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 特许经销商, 特许权获得者…
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