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concomitant

[ kon-kom-i-tuhnt, kuhn- ]
/ kɒnˈkɒm ɪ tənt, kən- /
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adjective
existing or occurring with something else, as a related feature or circumstance; accompanying: The Dutch economy was already burdened by the high national debt and concomitant high taxation.
existing or occurring at the same time; concurrent: Anti-Catholicism peaked from the 1830s through the 1850s, concomitant with the growing debate over slavery.
noun
a concomitant quality, circumstance, or thing.
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Origin of concomitant

First recorded in 1595–1605; from Latin concomitant- (stem of concomitāns, present participle of concomitārī ), equivalent to con- con- + comit- (stem of comes ) comes + -ant- -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM concomitant

con·com·i·tant·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for concomitant

concomitant
/ (kənˈkɒmɪtənt) /

adjective
existing or occurring together; associative
noun
a concomitant act, person, etc

Derived forms of concomitant

concomitantly, adverb

Word Origin for concomitant

C17: from Late Latin concomitārī to accompany, from com- with + comes companion, fellow
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