concessionary

[kuhn-sesh-uh-ner-ee]
adjective
1.
pertaining to concession; of the nature of a concession: concessionary agreements.
noun, plural concessionaries.
2.
a concessionaire.

Origin:
1720–30; concession + -ary

subconcessionary, adjective, noun, plural subconcessionaries.
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concessionaire, concessioner or concessionary (kənˌsɛʃəˈnɛə, kənˈsɛʃənə)
 
n
someone who holds or operates a concession
 
concessioner, concessioner or concessionary
 
n
 
concessionary, concessioner or concessionary
 
n

concessionary (kənˈsɛʃənərɪ)
 
adj
1.  of, granted, or obtained by a concession
 
n , -aries
2.  another word for concessionaire

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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.
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