The WHO report highlights the extent of suicide globally and the need for concerted and diverse prevention initiatives.
The first year he goes on a kind of Hillary-like, concerted effort to be a good colleague.
Only they can stop this nonsense, and it will take an effort as concerted and well-organized as the one they undertook in the 70s.
In the past eight years, Colorado has experienced a concerted effort by left-leaning millionaires to fund local races.
There has been a swift and concerted effort to discount rumors that multiple soldiers were involved.
Even yet there was no concerted action, but sentiment was crystallizing.
From the spellbound crowd rose a concerted gasp of surprise.
And I will be seeking support from our allies for concerted action.
At last the officers were convinced that there had been no concerted plot.
The sentiments expressed were not allowed to outweigh the casual or concerted resemblance of voice.
1660s, "agreement, accord, harmony," from French concert (16c.), from Italian concerto "concert, harmony," from concertare "bring into agreement," in Latin "to contend, contest, dispute," from com- "with" (see com-) + certare "to contend, strive," frequentative of certus, variant past participle of cernere "separate, decide" (see crisis).
Before the word entered English, meaning shifted from "to strive against" to "to strive alongside." Sense of "public musical performance" is 1680s. But Klein considers this too much of a stretch and suggests Latin concentare "to sing together" (from con- + cantare "to sing") as the source of the Italian word in the musical sense.