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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.
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