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[ kuhn-sur-tid ]


  1. contrived or arranged by agreement; planned or devised together:

    a concerted effort.

    Synonyms: cooperative, joint, united

  2. done or performed together or in cooperation:

    a concerted attack.

    Synonyms: cooperative, joint, united

  3. Music. arranged in parts for several voices or instruments.


/ kənˈsɜːtɪd /


  1. mutually contrived, planned, or arranged; combined (esp in the phrases concerted action, concerted effort )
  2. music arranged in parts for a group of singers or players

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Derived Forms

  • conˈcertedly, adverb
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Other Words From

  • con·certed·ly adverb
  • con·certed·ness noun
  • uncon·certed adjective
  • uncon·certed·ly adverb
  • well-con·certed adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of concerted1

1710–20; concert (v.) + -ed 2
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Example Sentences

I hope, as we make our way into spring and summer and some semblance of a new era, we have a concerted effort to make mental health a priority.

There are early signs of more concerted attempts from publishers to be less reliant on Google’s ad tech.

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Governor Inslee has convened some of the best public and private resources and capabilities to engage in a concerted effort to optimize and accelerate the vaccination process across our home state.

Back in 2013, the company made a concerted decision to try to displace then-market leader Dyson.

What’s needed now is less a technique for real-time prediction than a fundamental reappraisal of how fire works—and a concerted effort to restore California’s landscapes to something approaching a natural equilibrium.

The WHO report highlights the extent of suicide globally and the need for concerted and diverse prevention initiatives.

It will also take a concerted effort by Muslim, governmental, and other community leaders working together to counter extremism.

For Live Another Day, did you make a concerted effort to not stoke those fires?

Grossman documents how the U.S. military made a concerted and deliberate effort to mold more efficient killers.

Worse, it has made a concerted effort in recent years to drive down wages.

Heavy firing on the Peninsula last night under cover of which the Turks at dawn made, or tried to make, a grand, concerted attack.

Don't set yourself between two cast-iron walls, Mr. Gwynne, because when they do get a concerted move on, they fly like hell.

Perhaps some day when you were bored or worried you would fancy you saw a carefully concerted plan in our liaison.

When Justin returned, ropes were passed round the leafy bier and the body was lowered by concerted effort.

The young man came home late at night, locked the door, made a concerted signal, and was admitted to the senior presence.


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