Translation of "concession" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /kənˈseʃ.ən/ us /kənˈseʃ.ən/

concession noun (SOMETHING ALLOWED)

C2 [ C or U ] something that is allowed or given up, often in order to end a disagreement, or the act of allowing or giving this

Both sides involved in the conflict made some concessions in yesterday's talks. 在昨天的谈判中,冲突双方都作了些让步。
He stated firmly that no concessions will be made to the terrorists. 他强硬地宣称不会对罢工者作出任何让步。
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[ U ] the act of admitting defeat

The former president's concession came even before all the votes had been counted. 选票还没完全统计出来,前总统就承认失利了。
a concession speech 承认失败的讲话

More examples

  • Some politicians fear that agreeing to the concession would set a dangerous precedent.
  • She didn't make any concessions to the fact that we were tired.
  • His only concession was that we were allowed to sit down during the speeches.
  • The kidnappers have made significant concessions to their demands.
  • We will not make any concessions to people found to be in breach of the law.

concession noun (LOWER PRICE)

C2 [ C ] UK a reduction in the usual price of something, made available to students, old people, etc.

You can get travel concessions if you are under 26. 26岁以下者乘车可以获得优惠。

concession noun (RIGHT)

[ C ] a special right to property or land


[ C ] the right to sell a product in a particular area


(Translation of “concession” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)