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
But a concerted effort by allies like former venture capitalist Ellen Pao, tech journalists like Sarah Lacy, and a growing number of supporters including white male venture capitalists, began tweeting and retweeting their support and outrage.
There was a concerted effort to close down the American Indian charters.
This year has seen a concerted effort to improve fan experience at race weekends, with more activities and access to the drivers and teams -- Bratches pointed to the fan village and merchandise on offer at Silverstone.
Regardless, Tillerson’s concerted efforts toward a deal helped put Qatari stocks on course for their best week since the crisis erupted on June 5.
Indeed, Liu's Nobel Peace Prize saw a concerted blast of Chinese media coverage (after a week of silence where the system processed the news).
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.
Étienne Lafont, a regional government delegate, and Captain Jean Baptiste Duhamel, a leader of the local infantry, organize the first concerted attack.
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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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