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concurrence

[kuh n-kur-uh ns, -kuhr-] /kənˈkɜr əns, -ˈkʌr-/
noun
1.
the act of concurring.
2.
accordance in opinion; agreement:
With the concurrence of several specialists, our doctor recommended surgery.
3.
cooperation, as of agents or causes; combined action or effort.
4.
simultaneous occurrence; coincidence:
the concurrence of several unusual events.
5.
Geometry. a point that is in three or more lines simultaneously.
6.
Law. a power equally held or a claim shared equally.
7.
Archaic. competition; rivalry.
Also, concurrency (for defs 1–4).
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; < Medieval Latin concurrentia. See concurrent, -ence
Related forms
preconcurrence, noun
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Examples for concurrence
  • Repealing term limits without the public's concurrence will undermine that credibility.
  • But the concurrence unsettles the widespread and intuitive belief that violent crime will rise during times of economic distress.
  • It's a rough terrain, with a lot of work and concurrence and too often ignored by society.
  • But there is no concurrence over how deep or how long.
  • The effect of this concurrence on the contending parties can hardly as yet be estimated.
  • In concurrence with one of the poster's points: check.
  • It is often, by the impracticability of obtaining the concurrence of the necessary number of votes, kept in a state of inaction.
  • Instead of seeking to persuade--to change the minds of its viewers--it takes for granted their concurrence.
  • State statutes require the city's concurrence before any acquisition.
  • Text of the opinion and concurrence and dissent are here.
British Dictionary definitions for concurrence

concurrence

/kənˈkʌrəns/
noun
1.
the act of concurring
2.
agreement in opinion; accord; assent
3.
cooperation or combination
4.
simultaneous occurrence; coincidence
5.
(geometry) a point at which three or more lines intersect
Also (for senses 1–4) concurrency
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Word Origin and History for concurrence
n.

early 15c., from Old French concurrence (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin concurrentia "a running together," from concurrens, present participle of concurrere (see concur).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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