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concession

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1 the act or practice of each side giving up something in order to reach an agreement
  • when trying to get a raise in your salary, it's good to know the art of concession

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2 an open declaration of something (as a fault or the commission of an offense) about oneself
  • an abject concession of guilt from the governor is the only thing that will save her political career

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3 something granted as a special favor
  • a concession to sell their T-shirts at the village fair

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The first known use of concession was in the 15th century

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“Concession.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/concession. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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