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Definition of concessive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

concessive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//kənˈsɛsɪv//
 
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(of a preposition or conjunction) used at the beginning of a clause to say that the action of the main clause is in fact true or possible, despite the situation.Despiteandalthoughare concessive words.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: concessive