Concession

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Concession may refer to:

  • Concession (contract) (sometimes called a concession agreement), a contractual right to carry on a certain kind of business or activity in an area, such as to explore or develop its natural resources or to operate a "concession stand" within a venue
    • Concession stand, a temporary or permanent booth that sells snack foods or fast food, typically found in movie theaters, amusement parks, fairs, swimming pools or festivals
  • Concession (territory), an area within one country that is administered by another, usually conceded by a weaker country to a stronger one
  • Concession (politics), failure to challenge or cessation of challenging, as in "conceding an election" or "conceding a game"
  • Concessional loan, a loan with below-market terms
  • Concession road, a grid-based road system in Ontario and Quebec
  • Concession, a figure of speech also known as synchoresis, or a discourse relation defined in discourse analysis frameworks such as RST or DRT
  • Concession (contract bridge), in contract bridge, a statement by a player as to the number of remaining tricks that he must lose

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