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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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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 preconcurrence

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).

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