concerted

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adjective con·cert·ed \ kən-ˈsər-təd \

Definition of concerted

1 a :mutually contrived or agreed on
  • a concerted effort
  • a concerted agreement
b :performed in unison
  • concerted artillery fire
  • The slowdown was a concerted action by the workers.
2 :arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
  • The concerted pieces were interspersed with solos.

concertedly

adverb

concertedness

noun

Examples of concerted in a Sentence

  1. They made a concerted effort to make her feel welcome.

  2. a victory like that results only from the concerted effort of the entire team

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Origin and Etymology of concerted


CONCERTED Defined for English Language Learners

concerted

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Definition of concerted for English Language Learners

  • : done in a planned and deliberate way usually by several or many people


Law Dictionary

concerted

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adjective con·cert·ed \ kən-ˈsər-təd \

legal Definition of concerted

1 :mutually contrived or agreed upon
  • the concerted pursuit of lawful…ends
  • —L. H. Tribe
2 :acting together toward a common end
  • concerted wrongdoers


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