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concession

US [kənˈseʃ(ə)n]
UK [kən'seʃ(ə)n]
  • n.让步;优惠;妥协;承认
  • Web迁就;特许;特许权
Plural Form:concessions  
concession
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n.
1.
[c][u]
让步;妥协something that you allow or do, or allow sb to have, in order to end an argument or to make a situation less difficult
The firm will be forced to make concessions if it wants to avoid a strike.
要想避免罢工,公司将不得不作出一些让步。
to win a concession from sb
取得某人的让步
a major/an important concession
重大的让步
She made no concession to his age; she expected him to work as hard as she did.
她丝毫也不体谅他的年龄,要求他干得像她一样卖力。
2.
[u]
承认;给予;许可;让步the act of giving sth or allowing sth; the act of conceding
the concession of university status to some colleges
对某些学院升为大学的许可
McCain's concession speech(= when he admitted that he had lost the election)
麦凯恩承认竞选失败的讲话
3.
[c][usupl]
减价;(对某类人的)减价票a reduction in an amount of money that has to be paid; a ticket that is sold at a reduced price to a particular group of people
tax concessions
税收减免
Tickets are £3; there is a £1 concession for students.
票价为 3 英镑,学生票减免 1 英镑。
Adults £2.50, concessions £2, family £5
成人、优惠、家庭票价分别为 2.50 英镑、2 英镑、5 英镑。
4.
[c]
(尤指由政府或雇主给予的)特许权,优惠a right or an advantage that is given to a group of people, an organization, etc., especially by a government or an employer
The Bolivian government has granted logging concessions covering 22 million hectares.
玻利维亚政府批准了在 2 200 万公顷土地上的伐木特许权。
5.
[c]
(在某地的)特许经营权;(有时为大型建筑物或商场中的)销售场地,摊位the right to sell sth in a particular place; the place where you sell it, sometimes an area which is part of a larger building or store
the burger concessions at the stadium
体育场内的汉堡包小吃摊

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