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concessionaire

[kuh n-sesh-uh-nair] /kənˌsɛʃ əˈnɛər/
noun
1.
a person, group, or company to whom a concession has been granted, especially to operate a subsidiary business or service:
a popcorn concessionaire at a baseball park.
Also, concessioner
[kuh n-sesh-uh-ner] /kənˈsɛʃ ə nər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < French concessionnaire. See concession, -aire
Related forms
subconcessionaire, noun
subconcessioner, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sub-concessionaire

concessionaire

/kənˌsɛʃəˈnɛə/
noun
1.
someone who holds or operates a concession
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Word Origin and History for sub-concessionaire

concessionaire

n.

1862, from French concessionaire "person to whom a concession has been granted," from concession, from Latin concessionem (see concession).

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