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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.
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Examples from the web for concessionary
  • The response to globalization by unions has been to align their interests with firms and accept concessionary bargaining.
  • Most of these projects were looking for concessionary loans, and these could be financed through conventional means.
  • concessionary bargaining produces some interesting results.
British Dictionary definitions for concessionary

concessionaire

/kənˌsɛʃəˈnɛə/
noun
1.
someone who holds or operates a concession

concessionary

/kənˈsɛʃənərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, granted, or obtained by a concession
noun (pl) -aries
2.
another word for concessionaire
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