synchrony

[ sing-kruh-nee ]
/ ˈsɪŋ krə ni /

noun, plural syn·chro·nies.

simultaneous occurrence; synchronism.
Linguistics. a synchronic approach to language study.

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Origin of synchrony

First recorded in 1840–50; synchron(ous) + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for synchrony

synchrony
/ (ˈsɪŋkrənɪ) /

noun

the state of being synchronous; simultaneity
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