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English definition of “concession”

concession

noun (SOMETHING ALLOWED)    /kənˈseʃ.ən/
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. He stated firmly that no concessions will be made to the strikers. → See also concedeAllowing and permitting [U] the act of admitting defeat: The former president's concession came even before all the votes had been counted. a concession speechAdmitting and confessing
(Definition of concession noun (SOMETHING ALLOWED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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