concession

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 5).
concession(
kuhn
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seh
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (compromise)
a. la concesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The bill finally passed with some concessions from both parties.Finalmente, el proyecto de ley se aprobó con algunas concesiones de ambos partidos.
2. (discount)
a. el descuento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The railway company grants travel concessions for senior citizens.La compañía ferroviaria ofrece descuentos a personas de la tercera edad.
b. la exención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(tax)
Nonprofits count on certain tax concessions to keep their operations going.Las organizaciones sin ánimo de lucro cuentan con ciertas exenciones fiscales para poder mantener su actividad.
3. (permission to exploit)
a. la concesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The mining company is still waiting on the concession so they can begin extracting copper.La compañía minera aún está esperando la concesión que le permita comenzar la extracción de cobre.
4. (permission to conduct business)
a. la concesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The shoe company is in the process of negotiating their concession for the Mall of America.La empresa zapatera está en negociaciones para obtener la concesión para el Mall of America.
5. (establishment)
a. el quiosco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We're going to the concessions. Do you want a waffle?Vamos a los quioscos. ¿Quieres un gofre?
b. el puesto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
She operates a hot dog concession at the stadium.Tiene un puesto de perros calientes en el estadio.
6. (politics)
a. la claudicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The conservative candidate announced his concession at 11 pm and congratulated his opponent.El candidato conservador anunció su claudicación a las 11 pm y felicitó a su oponente.
7. (recognition)
a. la admisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Marta's face alone was sufficient concession of her guilt.El rostro de Marta era ya prueba suficiente de su admisión de culpabilidad.
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concession
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (compromise)
a. la concesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to make concessionshacer concesiones
2. (discount)
a. el descuento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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concession [kənˈseʃən]
noun
1 (reduction) concesión (f); (on tax) desgravación (f); exención (f)
price concession reducción (f)
2 (franchise) concesión (f); (exploration rights) (for oil) derechos (m) de exploración;
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