concurrence

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noun con·cur·rence \-ˈkər-ən(t)s, -ˈkə-rən(t)s\

Definition of concurrence

  1. 1a :  the simultaneous occurrence of events or circumstances The concurrence of heavy rain and strong winds delayed the plane's departure.b :  the meeting of concurrent lines in a point

  2. 2a :  agreement or union in action :  cooperationb (1) :  agreement in opinion or design (2) :  consent obtained the written concurrence of the attorney general

  3. 3 :  a coincidence of equal powers in law

Examples of concurrence in a sentence

  1. the concurrence of my birthday and the concert by my favorite rock band made my preference for a birthday present pretty obvious

  2. looked for some sign of concurrence among the delegates to the conference

Origin and Etymology of concurrence

see concurrent


First Known Use: 15th century


CONCURRENCE Defined for English Language Learners

concurrence

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noun con·cur·rence \-ˈkər-ən(t)s, -ˈkə-rən(t)s\

Definition of concurrence for English Language Learners

  • : the state of agreeing with someone or something

  • : a situation in which two or more things happen at the same time : a situation in which things are concurrent


Law Dictionary

concurrence

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noun con·cur·rence \kən-ˈkər-əns\

Legal Definition of concurrence

  1. 1 :  the simultaneous occurrence of events or circumstances

  2. 2 :  an agreement in judgment; specifically :  a judge's or justice's separate opinion that differs in reasoning but agrees in the decision of the court


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