concurrence

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con·cur·rence

noun \-ˈkər-ən(t)s, -ˈkə-rən(t)s\

: the state of agreeing with someone or something

: a situation in which two or more things happen at the same time : a situation in which things are concurrent

Full Definition of CONCURRENCE

1
a :  the simultaneous occurrence of events or circumstances
b :  the meeting of concurrent lines in a point
2
a :  agreement or union in action :  cooperation
b (1) :  agreement in opinion or design
(2) :  consent
3
:  a coincidence of equal powers in law

Examples of CONCURRENCE

  1. <the concurrence of my birthday and the concert by my favorite rock band made my preference for a birthday present pretty obvious>
  2. <looked for some sign of concurrence among the delegates to the conference>

First Known Use of CONCURRENCE

15th century

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