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concertation

[kon-ser-tey-shuh n; French kawn-ser-ta-syawn] /ˌkɒn sərˈteɪ ʃən; French kɔ̃ sɛr taˈsyɔ̃/
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1.
(especially in European politics) cooperation, as among opposing factions, aimed at effecting a unified proposal or concerted action.
Origin of concertation
1500-1510
1500-10; < French < Latin concertātiōn- (stem of concertātiō strife, controversy), equivalent to concertāt(us) past participle of concertāre to contend, fight (con- con- + certāre to contend, frequentative of cernere to decide, determine, literally, to sift; cf. certain) + -iōn- -ion; though influenced by French concerter (see concert) and perhaps a new formation
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