Concessionary
Concessionary Con*ces"sion*a*ry, a. Of or pertaining to a concession. -- n.; pl. {-ries}. A concessionaire. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • concessionary — [kən sesh′ə ner΄ē] adj. of a concession n. pl. concessionaries a concessionaire …   English World dictionary

  • concessionary — 1. noun /kənˈsɛʃəˌnɛri/ one who owns a concession or a franchise That Government seized the Delagoa Bay Railway, which was constructed under a concession granted to an American citizen, and at the same time annulled the charter. The concessionary …   Wiktionary

  • concessionary — [[t]kənse̱ʃ(ə)nri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A concessionary price is a special price which is lower than the normal one and which is often given to old people, students, and the unemployed. [BRIT] There are concessionary rates for OAP s and students. (in… …   English dictionary

  • concessionary — /keuhn sesh euh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. concessionaries. adj. 1. pertaining to concession; of the nature of a concession: concessionary agreements. n. 2. a concessionaire. [1720 30; CONCESSION + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • concessionary — adj. Concessionary is used with these nouns: ↑fare, ↑travel …   Collocations dictionary

  • concessionary — con|ces|sion|ar|y [kənˈseʃənəri US neri] adj 1.) given as a concession 2.) BrE specially reduced in price, for example for old people or children ▪ a concessionary fares scheme for pensioners …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • concessionary — con|ces|sion|ar|y [ kən seʃn,eri ] adjective cheaper than the usual price or rate, offered to some groups of people such as children or disabled people: concessionary fares/travel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • concessionary — adjective 1 given as a concession 2 BrE specially reduced in price, for example for old people or children: Local authorities have the power to set up concessionary fare schemes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • concessionary — UK [kənˈseʃ(ə)nərɪ] / US [kənˈseʃ(ə)nˌerɪ] adjective cheaper than the usual price or rate, and offered to some groups of people such as children or disabled people concessionary fares/travel …   English dictionary

  • concessionary — [kənˈseʃ(ə)nəri] adj cheaper than the usual price or rate, and offered to a particular group of people concessionary fares/travel[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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