follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

concessionary

[kuh n-sesh-uh-ner-ee] /kənˈsɛʃ əˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
pertaining to concession; of the nature of a concession:
concessionary agreements.
noun, plural concessionaries.
2.
a concessionaire.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; concession + -ary
Related forms
subconcessionary, adjective, noun, plural subconcessionaries.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for con-cessionary

concessionary

/kənˈsɛʃənərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, granted, or obtained by a concession
noun (pl) -aries
2.
another word for concessionaire
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for concessionary

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for con

5
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with con-cessionary

Nearby words for con-cessionary