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concession

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n.让步

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形容词:concessional

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cede=to go(去),to yield(让步) 变化型 ceed,cess

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concession


/kən'seʃn; kən`sɛʃən/
n
1 ~ (to sb/sth)
(a) [U] conceding 承认; 让出; 允许
*There is a call for the concession of certain rights. 要求承认某些权利.
(b) [C] thing granted or yielded, esp after discussion, an argument, etc 妥协, 让步(尤指经协商或辩论等)
*Employers made concessions to the workers in negotiations. 资方在与工人谈判中作出了让步.
* As a concession to her inexperience they allowed her to have some help. 他们体谅她缺乏经验, 允许她获得些帮助. Cf 参看 concede.
2 [C] price reduction for certain categories of people (对某类人)减价
*special concessionson all bus fares for old people 所有公共汽车票对老年人特价.
3 [C] ~ (to do sth) right given or sold to sb by the owner(s) of sth, allowing him to use or operate it 特许权(由某事物的所有者授予或售予某人的使用或经营之权利)
*oil/mining concessions, ie allowing oil or minerals to be extracted from the ground 石油[矿产]开采权
* a concession to drill for oil 石油钻探权.

concession


n
1【something you allow somebody】
2【a right】
3【price reduction】
4【change of behaviour】
5【business】
6【things sold】
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: French;Origin:Latin concessio, from concedere; CONCEDE]
【SOMETHING YOU ALLOW SOMEBODY】[C]
something that you allow someone to have in order to end an argument or a disagreement
concedeconcession to
 a policy of no concessions to terrorists
 The British were not prepared to make any concessions .
concession on
 his readiness to make concessions on many of the issues raised
concession from
 We will try to force further concessions from the government.
major/important/substantial concession
 The committee has won a number of major concessions from the prison authorities.
【A RIGHT】 [U and C]
a special right that a particular person or group of people is allowed to have, for example by the government or an employer, or the act of giving or allowing something as a right
 the ending of tax concessions for home owners
 the import/export concessions that had been granted to the island
concession of
 the concession of autonomy to the universities
【PRICE REDUCTION】[C]BrE
a reduction in the price of tickets, fees etc for certain groups of people, for example old people or children
= reduction
 To qualify for travel concessions you have to be 60.
 Open daily, adults £4, concessions £2 (=people who have the right to a concession pay £2) .
【CHANGE OF BEHAVIOUR】[C]
a change in your behaviour that you make because of a particular situation or idea
 He took off his jacket as a concession to the heat.
 He made no concessions to fashion.
【BUSINESS】[C]AmEa) the right to have a business in a particular place, especially in a place owned by someone else
 The company owns valuable logging and mining concessions.
b) a small business that sells things in a place owned by someone else
 Joe runs a hamburger concession in the mall.
【THINGS SOLD】
concessions [plural]AmE
the things sold at a concession stand
1. We must make some concession to the weakness of old age.
    我们要向老年虚弱者让步。

2. That is the only concession to his blindness.
    这是对他作为盲人的惟一照顾。

3. One difference from California or Florida: Parts of Main Street and waiting areas to get into the attractions will be covered over as a concession to Paris's rainy weather.
    这一乐园与加利福尼亚州和佛罗里达州的乐园有一个不同之处:这条"美国大马路"的部分地区,以及入内游玩的等候区将会有遮棚,以对付巴黎的多雨季节。

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