GRE Word List

CONCESSION

an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire

The meaning of the word concession is an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire.

Random words

WordMeaning
deduciblederived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
scuttlesink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
generatecause; produce; create
hostageperson who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
significantexpressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
frailweak; N. frailty
antlerbony growth on the head of a deer
grosstotal; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
sporadicoccurring irregularly; intermittent