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concurrent

[ kuhn-kur-uhnt, -kuhr- ]
/ kənˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr- /
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adjective
noun
something joint or contributory.
Archaic. a rival or competitor.
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Origin of concurrent

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, from Middle French or directly from Latin concurrent- (stem of concurrēns, present participle of concurrere “to run together”; see concur); see con-, current

OTHER WORDS FROM concurrent

con·cur·rent·ly, adverbpre·con·cur·rent, adjectiveun·con·cur·rent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for concurrent

concurrent
/ (kənˈkʌrənt) /

adjective
taking place at the same time or in the same location
cooperating
meeting at, approaching, or having a common pointconcurrent lines
having equal authority or jurisdiction
in accordance or agreement; harmonious
noun
something joint or contributory; a concurrent circumstance or cause

Derived forms of concurrent

concurrently, adverb
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