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concessionary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Welfare
concessionarycon‧ces‧sion‧ar‧y /kənˈseʃənəri $ -neri/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 LET/ALLOWgiven as a concession2 British EnglishPEWCHEAP specially reduced in price, for example for old people or children 🔊 a concessionary fares scheme for pensioners
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concessionarya concessionary agreementIt is available to blind people at a concessionary cost of £17.55.Proper concessionary fare schemes will be developed in every area.Local people and regular travellers would also retain their concessionary fares on the crossing.Pass revival: Langbaurgh Council is set to reintroduce a concessionary fares scheme for pensioners and the disabled from July 1.Successful applicants will be able to build up entitlement to normal benefits such as concessionary mortgages.Admission was expected to be about £4.00 full rate, and there would as usual be concessionary rates.Airline employees also enjoy concessionary travel.concessionary faresMeanwhile Labour has voted for one miserable saving - doubling pensioners' concessionary fares.He said that last year the local authority spent £1.35m. on concessionary fares and would spend the same this year.The 1883 Cheap Trains Act made concessionary fares for workers general and compulsory.It's because Middlesbrough Council can not afford to increase the subsidy for concessionary fares from £1.35m.Assisting people in rural areas by making concessionary fares on local public transport widely available.Local people and regular travellers would also retain their concessionary fares on the crossing.Pass revival: Langbaurgh Council is set to reintroduce a concessionary fares scheme for pensioners and the disabled from July 1.The concessionary fares scheme in London will continue.
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