concessionaire

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noun con·ces·sion·aire \kən-ˌse-shə-ˈner\

Definition of concessionaire

  1. :  the owner or operator of a concession; especially :  one that operates a refreshment stand at a recreational center

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Origin and Etymology of concessionaire

French concessionnaire, from concession


CONCESSIONAIRE Defined for English Language Learners

concessionaire

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Definition of concessionaire for English Language Learners

  • : a person or business that has been given the right to sell something on property owned by someone else : a person or business that has been given a concession (sense 4a)

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