concession stand

concession stand
con'cession .stand
n AmE
a small business that sells food, drinks, or other things at sports events, theatres etc

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • concession — mid 15c., from O.Fr. concession (14c.) or directly from L. concessionem (nom. concessio) an allowing, conceding, noun of action from concess , pp. stem of concedere (see CONCEDE (Cf. concede)). Meaning right or privilege granted by government is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • concession — noun 1) the government made several concessions Syn: compromise, allowance, exception 2) a concession of failure Syn: admission, acknowledgment, acceptance, recognition, confession Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

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