concurrent

[kuhn-kur-uhnt, -kuhr-]
adjective
1.
occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side: concurrent attacks by land, sea, and air.
2.
acting in conjunction; cooperating: the concurrent efforts of several legislators to pass the new law.
3.
having equal authority or jurisdiction: two concurrent courts of law.
4.
accordant or agreeing: concurrent testimony by three witnesses.
5.
tending to or intersecting at the same point: four concurrent lines.
noun
6.
something joint or contributory.
7.
Archaic. a rival or competitor.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin concurrent- (stem of concurrēns, present participle of concurrere to run together; see concur); see con-, current

concurrently, adverb
preconcurrent, adjective
preconcurrently, adverb
unconcurrent, adjective
unconcurrently, adverb
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concurrent (kənˈkʌrənt)
 
adj
1.  taking place at the same time or in the same location
2.  cooperating
3.  meeting at, approaching, or having a common point: concurrent lines
4.  having equal authority or jurisdiction
5.  in accordance or agreement; harmonious
 
n
6.  something joint or contributory; a concurrent circumstance or cause
 
con'currently
 
adv

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concurrent
1495, from L. concurrentem, prp. of concurrere (see concur). Related: Concurrency (1590s); concurrently (1640s). Concurrent jurisdiction is recorded from 1767.
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Example sentences
The code also provides that the periods of ownership and use do not have to be concurrent.
His hypertension requires three concurrent medications.
One of the markers of this change is the concurrent rise of what might be called tribal allegiances around the world.
Subsequent attempts have been focused on the added benefit of including concurrent chemotherapy.
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