concessionaire Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “concessionaire” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of concessionaire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"concessionaire" in Business English

See all translations

concessionairenoun [C]

uk   us   /kənˌseʃənˈeər/ (also concessioner)
COMMERCE a ​person or ​company who has a concession (= ​officialpermission from a ​government or a ​company to do ​business in a particular ​place): Cruise ​ships often ​staff their ​ships by ​contracting with ​giftsshops, beauty salons and other concessionaires. Highway concessionaires' ​requests to ​increasetolls were ​rejected by the ​stategovernment.
(Definition of concessionaire from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “concessionaire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 特许经销商, 特许权获得者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 特許經銷商, 特許權獲得者…
What is the pronunciation of concessionaire?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More