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 Meanings and Examples of CONCESSION
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concession
 n.  something that is allowed or given up, often to end a disagreement; act of yielding
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  So Mrs. Merriwether invited him to dinner, feeling that this concession more than paid for the gift.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  If she had had the presence of mind to let Rosedale drive her to the station, the concession might have purchased his silence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
3  But she was growing less sensitive on such points: a hard glaze of indifference was fast forming over her delicacies and susceptibilities, and each concession to expediency hardened the surface a little more.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
4  Montcalm, who felt that his influence over the warlike tribes he had gathered was to be maintained by concession rather than by power, complied reluctantly with the other's request.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
5  When she presented her basket at the scales, he had hoped for some concession, and addressed her in a sort of half conciliatory, half scornful tone; and she had answered with the bitterest contempt.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  le Marquis de Bonaparte, Lieutenant-General of the King's armies, was a concession to the spirit of the age.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
7  This identity of concession which each makes to all, is called Equality.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT O...
8  Javert's face contracted as was always the case when any one seemed to think him capable of making a concession.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—MARIUS PRODUCES ON SOME ONE WHO IS A JUDGE OF ...
9  This weakness had led him to an imprudent concession.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
10  He had often said to himself that he had done wrong in making that concession to despair.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER I—PITY FOR THE UNHAPPY, BUT INDULGENCE FOR THE HA...
11  'You are very good, sir,' I murmured, anticipating a concession.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
12  A prince, therefore, should never stoop from his dignity, nor should he if he would have credit for any concession make it voluntarily, unless he be able or believe himself able to withhold it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV.
13  Then new concessions to the people, then a constitution, then liberty.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
14  He accused the professor of making too great concessions to the materialists.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 7
15  After all, a man had to make some concessions to his bride, especially about the wedding, for women set such a store by sentimental things.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
Example Sentence:
1  Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make own concession.
2  He actually went on to praise John McCain for giving a gracious concession speech.
3  Tsipras did manage to win a concession that the fund should be managed from Greece, not Luxembourg, as envisaged in a German plan, but the rules will be drawn up by Greece's creditors.
4  Having stoked conflict, raised tension to breaking point and threatened invasion, he made a magnanimous concession.
5  There is a call for the concession of certain rights.
6  The firm will be forced to make concessions if it wants to avoid a strike.
7  The British were not prepared to make any concessions.
8  Both sides involved in the conflict made some concessions in yesterday's talks.
9  The pressure group has won a number of concessions on environmental policy.
10  He hoped to unnerve Kennedy and force him into concessions.
11  The King made major concessions to end the confrontation with his people.
12  The Washington rumour mill suggests that the president secured his narrow majority only by promising all sorts of concessions.
13  The Minister gave a strong hint that the government were thinking of introducing tax concessions for mothers.
14  Despite Apollo's fee concessions, several industry watchers say the pact is a win for Apollo.
15  The calculation and the hope is that North Korea's nuclear program is really a diplomatic gambit, designed to extract economic and political concessions.