con·​com·​i·​tance | \ kən-ˈkä-mə-tən(t)s How to pronounce concomitance (audio) , kän- \

Definition of concomitance

: accompaniment especially : a conjunction that is regular and is marked by correlative variation of accompanying elements

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Recent Examples on the Web The researchers also looked at the role of such an increase in concomitance with unemployment. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, "The link between minimum wage and suicide shows inequality is a public health issue," 18 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of concomitance

circa 1535, in the meaning defined above

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“Concomitance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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