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Definition of concessionaire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

concessionaire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kənˌseʃəˈneə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˌseʃəˈner//
 
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a person or a business that has been given a concession to sell something Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from French concessionnaire, from Latin concessio, from the verb concedere, from con- ‘completely’ + cedere ‘yield’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concessionaire