concessive

concessive
[kən΄sesiv] a զիջող

English-Armenian Dictionary. Բարաթյան Ն.Ռ. Անգլերեն-հայերեն Բառարան/— Yerevan. . 2011.

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  • Concessive — Con*ces sive, a. [L. concessivus.] Implying concession; as, a concessive conjunction. Lowth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concessive — A concessive clause or phrase is one that is typically introduced by a conjunction such as although, but, or though, or by a preposition such as despite or in spite of, and expresses a sense that is contrary to what is expected in the rest of the …   Modern English usage

  • concessive — [kən ses′iv] adj. [LL concessivus] 1. having the character of concession; conceding or tending to concede 2. expressing concession [“though” is a concessive conjunction] …   English World dictionary

  • Concessive — (v. lat.), einräumend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • concessive — index obsequious, passive, pliant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • concessive — ● concessif, concessive adjectif (bas latin concessivus) concessive nom féminin (bas latin concessivus) Se dit d une proposition subordonnée indiquant la raison qui pourrait s opposer à l action indiquée par le verbe principal. (Par exemple Il… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • concessive — adjective Date: 1711 1. denoting concession < a concessive clause > 2. making for or being a concession • concessively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • concessive — concession ► NOUN 1) a thing conceded. 2) a reduction in price for a certain category of person. 3) the right to use land or other property for a specified purpose, granted by a government or other controlling body. 4) a commercial operation set… …   English terms dictionary

  • concessive — 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) …   Useful english dictionary

  • concessive clause — UK [kənˌsesɪv ˈklɔːz] US [kənˈsesɪv ˌklɔz] noun [countable] [singular concessive clause plural concessive clauses] linguistics a part of a sentence that usually begins with ‘although’, ‘though’, or ‘while’ and contains a …   Useful english dictionary

  • concessive clause — [[t]kənse̱sɪv klɔːz[/t]] concessive clauses N COUNT A concessive clause is a subordinate clause which refers to a situation that contrasts with the one described in the main clause. For example, in the sentence Although he was tired, he couldn t… …   English dictionary

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