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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 of concurrence
1515-1525
From the Medieval Latin word concurrentia, dating back to 1515-25. See concurrent, -ence
Related forms
preconcurrence, noun
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  • Yet from their concurrence was born the most astounding hap in the Zorra chronicles.

  • And how can we reconcile this concurrence with the wisdom, independence, and truth of God?

    The Phantom World Augustin Calmet
  • We will then, sirs, with your concurrence, say no more of the piracy.

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • He turned to Luttrell and Phelips, and they nodded their concurrence with his view of the matter.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • And that is our reason for establishing an oligarchical constitution with their concurrence.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Nasmyth admitted that it was pretty indeed, and his concurrence was justified.

    The Greater Power Harold Bindloss
  • And how are we to raise that sum without Mr. Martin's concurrence?

  • Without your father's concurrence this cannot be done; and who is to ask him for permission?

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • A new Parliament was called, and its concurrence in the plan obtained.

    Queen Elizabeth Jacob Abbott
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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