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concurrence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concurrence  \Con*cur"rence\,  n.  [F.,  competition,  equality  of 
  rights,  fr  LL  concurrentia  competition.] 
  1.  The  act  of  concurring;  a  meeting  or  coming  together; 
  union;  conjunction;  combination. 
 
  We  have  no  other  measure  but  our  own  ideas,  with  the 
  concurence  of  other  probable  reasons,  to  persuade 
  us  --Locke. 
 
  2.  A  meeting  of  minds;  agreement  in  opinion;  union  in  design 
  or  act  --  implying  joint  approbation. 
 
  Tarquin  the  Proud  was  expelled  by  the  universal 
  concurrence  of  nobles  and  people.  --Swift. 
 
  3.  Agreement  or  consent,  implying  aid  or  contribution  of 
  power  or  influence;  co["o]peration. 
 
  We  collect  the  greatness  of  the  work  and  the 
  necessity  of  the  divine  concurrence  to  it  --Rogers. 
 
  An  instinct  that  works  us  to  its  own  purposes 
  without  our  concurrence.  --Burke. 
 
  4.  A  common  right  coincidence  of  equal  powers;  as  a 
  concurrence  of  jurisdiction  in  two  different  courts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concurrence 
  n  1:  agreement  of  results  or  opinions 
  2:  acting  together  as  of  agents  or  circumstances  or  events 
  3:  a  state  of  cooperation  [syn:  {meeting  of  minds}] 
  4:  the  temporal  property  of  two  things  happening  at  the  same 
  time;  "the  interval  determining  the  coincidence  gate  is 
  adjustable"  [syn:  {coincidence},  {conjunction},  {co-occurrence}] 




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