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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·ces·sion /kənˈsɛʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·ces·sion n.
 1. The act of conceding or yielding; usually implying a demand, claim, or request, and thus distinguished from giving, which is voluntary or spontaneous.
    By mutual concession the business was adjusted.   --Hallam.
 2. A thing yielded; an acknowledgment or admission; a boon; a grant; esp. a grant by government of a privilege or right to do something; as, a concession to build a canal.
    This is therefore a concession, that he doth . . . believe the Scriptures to be sufficiently plain.   --Sharp.
    When a lover becomes satisfied by small compliances without further pursuits, then expect to find popular assemblies content with small concessions.   --Swift.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary
           business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
           [syn: grant]
      2: the act of conceding or yielding [syn: conceding, yielding]
      3: a point conceded or yielded; "they won all the concessions
         they asked for"