[ kon-ser-tey-shuh n; French kawn-ser-ta-syawn ]
/ ˌkɒn sərˈteɪ ʃən; French kɔ̃ sɛr taˈsyɔ̃ /


(especially in European politics) cooperation, as among opposing factions, aimed at effecting a unified proposal or concerted action.

Origin of concertation

1500–10; < French < Latin concertātiōn- (stem of concertātiō strife, controversy), equivalent to concertāt(us) past participle of concertāre to contend, fight (con- con- + certāre to contend, frequentative of cernere to decide, determine, literally, to sift; cf. certain) + -iōn- -ion; though influenced by French concerter (see concert) and perhaps a new formation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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