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concertmaster
concertmeister
Concerto
concerto grosso
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concessive clause
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conch shells
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Concessive definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONCESSIVE, a. Implying concession; as a concessive conjunction.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or pertaining to concession

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1711 1. denoting concession <a concessive clause> 2. making for or being a concession concessively adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of or tending to concession. 2 Gram. a (of a preposition or conjunction) introducing a phrase or clause which might be expected to preclude the action of the main clause, but does not (e.g. in spite of, although). b (of a phrase or clause) introduced by a concessive preposition or conjunction. Etymology: LL concessivus (as concede)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Concessive Con*ces"sive, a. [L. concessivus.] Implying concession; as, a concessive conjunction. --Lowth.




 


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