tending or serving to concede.
Grammar. expressing concession, as the English conjunction though.

1705–15; < Late Latin concēssīvus. See concession, -ive

concessively, adverb
nonconcessive, adjective
preconcessive, adjective Unabridged
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concessive (kənˈsɛsɪv)
1.  implying or involving concession; tending to concede
2.  grammar a conjunction, preposition, phrase, or clause describing a state of affairs that might have been expected to rule out what is described in the main clause but in fact does not: "Although" in the sentence "Although they had been warned, they refused to take care" is a concessive conjunction
[C18: from Late Latin concēssīvus, from Latin concēdere to concede]

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