[ kuhn-kur-uhns, -kuhr- ]
/ kənˈkɜr əns, -ˈkʌr- /
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the act of concurring.
accordance in opinion; agreement: With the concurrence of several specialists, our doctor recommended surgery.
cooperation, as of agents or causes; combined action or effort.
simultaneous occurrence; coincidence: the concurrence of several unusual events.
Geometry. a point that is in three or more lines simultaneously.
Law. a power equally held or a claim shared equally.
Archaic. competition; rivalry.
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Also con·cur·ren·cy (for defs. 1-4) .
Origin of concurrence
OTHER WORDS FROM concurrencepre·con·cur·rence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for concurrence
/ (kənˈkʌrəns) /
the act of concurring
agreement in opinion; accord; assent
cooperation or combination
simultaneous occurrence; coincidence
geometry a point at which three or more lines intersect
Also (for senses 1–4): concurrency
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