Definition of concerted
1a : mutually contrived or agreed on a concerted effort a concerted agreementb : 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.
Examples of concerted in a Sentence
They made a concerted effort to make her feel welcome.
a victory like that results only from the concerted effort of the entire team
Recent Examples of concerted from the Web
The biggest gain was posted by Elgin police, who have made a concerted effort to come down hard on drunken drivers in the last two years, according to AAIM.
Then community leaders from Los Angeles made a concerted effort to replace Sacramento, arguing that L.A.’s global profile would create a more visible platform for promoting the virtues of zero emission vehicles.
As middle-class families build equity in the neighborhood, there's also a concerted effort to keep out lower-income households.
And yes, designers like Chromat's Becca McCharen have made a concerted effort to offer size diversity in their shows.
Amazon has made a concerted push to expand into fashion through private labels like Lark & Ro.
The issue most ripe for concerted action is the updating of the WTO to include new rules governing E-commerce, a vital part of world trade that hardly existed when the WTO rules were negotiated a quarter-century ago.
Thompson did not have a lot to say about Golden State’s concerted effort to neutralize him.
It was understood in the years leading up to the Paris negotiation that the climate challenge could be met only with a new kind of agreement premised on concerted effort by all.
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CONCERTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of concerted for English Language Learners
: done in a planned and deliberate way usually by several or many people
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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