Definition of concurrence
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
3 : a coincidence of equal powers in law
Examples of concurrence in a Sentence
the concurrence of my birthday and the concert by my favorite rock band made my preference for a birthday present pretty obvious
looked for some sign of concurrence among the delegates to the conference
Recent Examples of concurrence from the Web
Senate President John Cullerton of Chicago scheduled Tuesday morning votes on whether to accept House changes to the budget legislation, concurrence action necessary to send them to Rauner’s desk.
The House of Representatives voted June 15 to remove the projects and now the trust fund projects are back with the Senate, waiting for concurrence with the changes the House made in the bill.
The bill now returns to the Senate for concurrence on the amendment. .
The water authority is well aware of the requirements of the Brown Act and to its knowledge fully complies with its requirements, including prohibitions against ad seriatim meetings designed to achieve collective concurrence.
Reinhardt wrote in a concurrence to the order rejecting Ortiz’s appeal.
Judge James A. Wynn Jr. seemed to think Gregory had not gone far enough in his rhetoric; Wynn invoked in his concurrence the lessons of slavery and the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Judges Keenan and Wynn, in separate concurrences, outlined a different set of arguments against the travel ban.
In her concurrence, Thacker called the government’s reasoning untenable.
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CONCURRENCE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Legal Definition of concurrence
1 : the simultaneous occurrence of events or circumstances
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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