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Line breaks: con|ces¦sion|ary
Pronunciation: /kənˈsɛʃənəri

Definition of concessionary in English:


Relating to or constituting a concession or reduced rate: concessionary bus passes
More example sentences
  • The fee is £37 with concessionary rates available.
  • However, there is good news for people who get concessionary rates at the three swimming pools, such as OAPs, as some concession prices actually go down.
  • Metro, however, says the move is a positive step for older and disabled passengers - as they can now enjoy concessionary rates virtually all day.

Words that rhyme with concessionary

confessionary, discretionary

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