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Word: concession

Definition: an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire


Sentences Containing 'concession'

( It was reported to me in a personal communication from David Cassidy that the price was $350,000 and Hulman leased the concession rights for 15 years for that amount to ARA.
After Clinton's June 7 concession, Murray switched her endorsement to Obama.
All concession stands will close 10 minutes prior to the start of the show ..."
As is usual for war cemeteries or monuments, France granted Canada a perpetual concession to the land occupied by the cemetery.
At the same time--' 'You are very good, sir,' I murmured, anticipating a concession.
At the time, the Companhia de Moçambique had the concession to exploit the area now known as the provinces of Manica and Sofala. When the concession ended in 1942, the Companhia still owned local businesses and continued to dominate the local economy.
But in 1833 the original concession was officially recognized to the benefit of the initial claimants.
But, this role was fleeting; after the Concession of Evoramonte, the fort fell into disuse and was declassified in 1896.
Club levels, a new press box, bathrooms and concession stands were added.
Edwards said in his concession speech, "You can be disappointed, but you cannot walk away.
First, the provincial government conducted a series of meetings with municipalities and user organizations to discuss the benefits and risks of the concession before it was bid out.
Following Dougherty's concession, Fumo was heard chanting "Doc is dead!
From there, they proceeded to the backstage area, and into the concession stands before returning to the ring.
He also argues that the needs of the poor were not addressed in the concession.
His only concession to Palmer is a private statement that he had "played a role".
In 1874 the Chilean government granted them the concession for the construction of the rail link.
In 1915 a battalion of the 3rd Regiment of Tonkinese Rifles (3rd R.T.T.) was sent to China to garrison the French Concession in Shanghai.
In 1921 the STCRP, the predecessor of the RATP, won the concession for Parisian riverboats.
In a concession to democratic currents, the emperor put his policy to a plebiscite on May 8, 1870.
In short, is it not a concession to the misgiving, to keep the forge?''
It has its own concession area and can be accessed from the Track 1 platform or Atlantic Avenue.
It replaced the previous schemes of Working Holidaymaker, au pairs, BUNAC, the Gap Year entrants concession, the Japan: Youth Exchange Scheme and the concession for research assistants to MPs.
Its impact remains controversial. Critics argue that the concessionaire failed to achieve the targets set under the concession contract. When the government rescinded the concession in March 2006, it argued that Aguas Argentinas did not comply with obligations concerning expansion and quality.
Lacking the capital to proceed, Navon went to Europe in 1889 to find a buyer for the concession.
Most downtown area alongside the Yangtze River was ceded as the British concession.
Most of the lots in the Old Mines concession were bought by outsiders, but they were speculators who had no permanent interest in the area.
Nevertheless, the concession is not without problems.
Ninety families were excluded from the concession.
One factor which may have caused the cancellation of the concession contract was the precipitate preparation.
One option is to pool municipalities and have them auction a single, large concession.
Others saw it as a concession by the Poles when their plan to fully incorporate the Grand Duchy into the Kingdom of Poland failed.
Permanent concession stands and restrooms have also been added to the south side of the field.
Revenues from the whole concession had been more than 55,000 livres in 1741.
Since recruitment of blacks had been taking place in the Commonwealth for more than two months already, the concession was little more than a face-saving gesture by Bramlette.
The area was founded as the Village of Cyrville in 1853 by Michel Cyr, when he bought lot 27, 2nd Concession, Ottawa front of Gloucester Township.
The concession contract authorized Aguas Argentinas to demand dollars at the old 1:1 exchange rate after the peso devaluation.
The concession for this region has been acquired by Exxon-Mobil.
The concession straddled Old Mines Creek, and in the rush to get the land surveyed and titled before the Americans took over following the Louisiana Purchase, it was laid out into 31 long, narrow plots with a length equal to the full width of the concession.
The highest profile concession was signed in 1993 with a consortium led by the French firm Suez for the metropitan area of Buenos Aires.
The municipal A/S Kristiania Sporveier was created in 1924 when the concession for the Blue and Green trams expired.
The private concession led to a substantial increase in access to water and sanitation from the time of concession award in 1999 to 2005.
The river divides "Sweden the Great", a concession to the Viking point of view.
The stadium features a brick concourse, a three-story press box, restrooms, a concession stand, and a merchandise booth.
The Village of Mechanicsville being part of Lot 36 Concession A of Nepean.
Thirteen more municipalities joined the concession contract after it had been signed in order to share in its benefits, bringing the total number of municipalities served by the concessionaire to 56.
When Miss Mills undertook the office and returned with Dora, exhorting us, from the pulpit of her own bitter youth, to mutual concession, and the avoidance of the Desert of Sahara!
When you wish to obtain some concession from a man's self love, you must avoid even the appearance of wishing to wound it.''
With Yamashita's concession, Australian troops were recruited to build the Allied Cross which stood behind the Shinto Shrine.
Xtract Oil is a developer of the Julia Creek oil shale concession area in Queensland.
``And I, too,''he exclaimed in a low voice,``I unite with M. Morrel in demanding justice for crime; my blood boils at the idea of having encouraged a murderer by my cowardly concession.''

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