The holder or operator of a concession.
The definition of a concessionaire is a person who holds a privilege given by the government, or a person who sells refreshments at a sporting event.
1. An example of a concessionaire is a person who is approved to operate a business on government land.
2. An example of a concessionare is a hotdog vendor at a football game.
The holder of a concession granted by a government, company, etc.; specif., the holder of a concession to sell refreshments, etc., as at a carnival.
One who holds a concession
or a right granted (for example, by the government) to conduct a certain business.
French concessionnaire from concession concession from
Latin concessiō concession
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition