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concurrence

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noun con·cur·rence \-ˈkər-ən(t)s, -ˈkə-rən(t)s\

Simple Definition of concurrence

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of concurrence

  1. 1 a :  the simultaneous occurrence of events or circumstances b :  the meeting of concurrent lines in a point

  2. 2 a :  agreement or union in action :  cooperation b (1) :  agreement in opinion or design (2) :  consent

  3. 3 :  a coincidence of equal powers in law

Examples of concurrence in a sentence

  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>



15th Century

First Known Use of concurrence

15th century


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concurrence

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noun con·cur·rence \kən-ˈkər-əns\

Legal Definition of concurrence

  1. 1 :  the simultaneous occurrence of events or circumstances

  2. 2 :  an agreement in judgment; specifically :  a judge's or justice's separate opinion that differs in reasoning but agrees in the decision of the court




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