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
Thompson did not have a lot to say about Golden State’s concerted effort to neutralize him.
The German deal, which still has to be approved by regulatory authorities, is part of a broader strategy at A+E to take a greater ownership position in its international ventures as the company makes a concerted international push.
Several top White House aides warned against discounting their chances of legislative success, saying key pieces could quickly fall into place after a concerted effort this summer.
This is not an accident but a concerted effort, and a very difficult one.
The Panthers, who finished in the top four for the fifth consecutive season, struggled against Roosevelt which made a concerted effort to keep the ball away from Snohomish (18-4-0).
Storms said the agency has made a concerted effort over the years to come up with short-term solutions that would help keep the area safe, while keeping it accessible to those who use it.
That investment goes hand in hand with a concerted effort to rethink how our department operates and adopt best practices across the board.
The talks among four delegations representing the northern alliance, exiles backing former King Mohammad Zaher Shah and two smaller exile groups are the most concerted effort yet to stop the strife that has plagued Afghanistan.
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Origin and Etymology of concerted
First Known Use: 1652
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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