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Definition occurring or operating at the same time
  • concurrent challenges of the economy, terrorism, and nuclear proliferation
  • the pitchers' domination of baseball and the concurrent decline in hitting
  • There is no mystery attached to the fact that, in this new era in human history, when for the first time large numbers of people can live unconstrained lives involving high levels of choice, there is a concurrent explosion in depression rates.
    Gregg D. Jacobs
  • sentenced to two consecutive, rather than concurrent, five-year sentences
  • lobbyists are working for a concurrent resolution of both chambers
  • It was really altogether a fortunate concurrence of circumstances, Judith.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • Troy glided up to him, beckoned, and whispered a few words; and with a mutual glance of concurrence the two men went into the night together.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • This, and the concurrence of Cecil Twyford, made his experiment possible.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • The larger sentences, along with lesser ones given for the four remaining charges, would run concurrently.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Concurrently with this he underwent a moral change.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Now we might only be able to tag on a concurrent life sentence at a second trial.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • The two three-year sentences were to run concurrently.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • The thing is determined, that is (laughing affectedly) as far as I can presume to determine any thing without the concurrence of my lord and master.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • The general concurrence, the glorious union of all things prove the fact.
    Thomas Paine  --  Common Sense
  • We'd have to be careful with the BDA beams but it's not something we can't do concurrently with the heating.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Sophie glanced at Langdon, and he gave her a soft nod of concurrence.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • There were two forms of beriberi, and they could occur concurrently.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • It was probably this universal concurrence that had saved Billford's practice — if not his head — following the ghastly denouement.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • The matron expressed her entire concurrence in this intelligible simile; and the beadle went on.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Even now, he had not given up hope that one day .... etc. And he had never understood that she visualized a future off the farm, and with his concurrence!
    Doris Lessing  --  The Grass is Singing

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