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  • n. Plural form of concession.
  • n. A concessions stand.


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  • Update During the question and answer session, Baucus reiterated that the public option is a bargaining chip to win concessions from the insurance industry:

    Wonk Room » Baucus: We Can Accomplish Health Care Reform ‘Without’ Public Health Plan Option

  • Stephen Harper knew that using the election threat could force certain concessions from the Liberals, and he played them like a harpsichord.

    2008 February 21 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Fear was used to threaten and win concessions from the surviving democratic states on the periphery of the totalitarian swamp.


  • Mandela announced what he termed concessions, including guaranteed regional powers for nine post-apartheid provinces, last week, but

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Speaking of the latest so-called concessions, and I use the word concessions advisedly, there is no cause yet to be congratulating ourselves on Mr Mandela's announcement of Wednesday this week.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • For that opportunity to prove significantly profitable, Taiwan's banks will need concessions from the Chinese side such as being allowed to offer local currency loans sooner than is usual for foreign banks operating in China.

    Tiptoeing Across the Straits

  • Organized labor would have to make significant, short-term concessions so that the program would have the most economic bang for the buck.

    Trey Ellis: We're So Ready to Believe Again, Part II

  • Ms Rehman pointed out that she although had been personally opposed to the deal in Swat with the Pakistan-Taliban, but tactically it is sometimes necessary to make short-term concessions,

    Only democracy can stabilise Pakistan

  • The first two are semi-privatized through long term concessions, while that third, distribution, (central to bringing electricy to rural populations) remain in public ownership.

    Energy profile of Uganda

  • The concessions from the French company highlight the predicament for Mr. Brown and other leaders, as the recession prompts calls by workers and companies for protection from foreign competition.

    U.K. Refinery Workers End Strike


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