concerted

  • 1 concerted — con·cert·ed /kən sər təd/ adj 1: mutually contrived or agreed upon the concerted pursuit of lawful...ends L. H. Tribe 2: acting together toward a common end concerted wrongdoers Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Me …

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  • 2 Concerted — Con*cert ed, a. Mutually contrived or planned; agreed on; as, concerted schemes, signals. [1913 Webster] {Concerted piece} (Mus.), a composition in parts for several voices or instrument, as a trio, a quartet, etc. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 concerted — ► ADJECTIVE 1) jointly arranged or carried out: a concerted campaign. 2) using exertion: a concerted effort …

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  • 4 concerted — [adj] coordinated agreed upon, collaborative, combined, joint, mutual, planned, prearranged, united; concept 538 Ant. disarranged, disordered, disorganized, separate, uncoordinated …

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  • 5 concerted — [kən sʉrt′id] adj. 1. mutually arranged or agreed upon; made or done together; combined 2. Music arranged in parts concertedly adv …

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  • 6 concerted — [[t]kənsɜ͟ː(r)tɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n A concerted action is done by several people or groups working together. Martin Parry, author of the report, says it s time for concerted action by world leaders. 2) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n If you make a… …

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  • 7 concerted — con|cert|ed [kənˈsə:tıd US ə:r ] adj [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: concert to do together or by agreement (16 21 centuries), from French concerter, from Old Italian concertare, from Latin, to fight, compete , from com ( COM ) + certare to make great… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 concerted — adjective concerted effort/attempt/action etc a concerted effort etc is done by people working together in a carefully planned and very determined way: a concerted campaign to raise public awareness of environmental issues concertedly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 Concerted — Concert Con*cert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concerted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concerting}.] [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 concerted — adjective Date: 1706 1. a. mutually contrived or agreed on < a concerted effort > b. performed in unison < concerted artillery fire > 2. arranged in parts for several voices or instruments • concer …

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  • 11 concerted — concertedly, adv. concertedness, n. /keuhn serr tid/, adj. 1. contrived or arranged by agreement; planned or devised together: a concerted effort. 2. done or performed together or in cooperation: a concerted attack. 3. Music. arranged in parts… …

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  • 12 concerted — con|cert|ed [ kən sɜrtəd ] adjective involving a lot of people or organizations working together in a determined way: He called for concerted action against terrorism. We need to make a concerted effort to protect the peacekeepers …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 concerted — adjective 1) make a concerted effort Syn: strenuous, vigorous, intensive, intense, concentrated; informal all out Ant: halfhearted 2) concerted action Syn: joint, united …

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  • 14 concerted — UK [kənˈsɜː(r)tɪd] / US [kənˈsɜrtəd] adjective involving a lot of people or organizations working together in a determined way He called for concerted action against terrorism. We need to make a concerted effort to improve on our results …

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  • 15 concerted — /kənˈsɜtəd / (say kuhn sertuhd) adjective 1. contrived or arranged by agreement; prearranged; planned or devised: concerted action. 2. involving the cooperation and combined forces of those concerned: a concerted effort. 3. Music arranged in… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 concerted — adj. Concerted is used with these nouns: ↑action, ↑attack, ↑attempt, ↑campaign, ↑effort …

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  • 17 concerted — [kənˈsɜːtɪd] adj involving a lot of people working together in a determined way a concerted effort[/ex] …

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  • 18 concerted — con•cert•ed [[t]kənˈsɜr tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) performed by agreement; planned or devised together: a concerted effort[/ex] 2) mad arranged in parts for several voices or instruments • Etymology: 1710–20 con•cert′ed•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 concerted — adj. 1 combined together; jointly arranged or planned (a concerted effort). 2 Mus. arranged in parts for voices or instruments …

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  • 20 concerted — adjective a) Performed through a concert of effort; done by agreement or in combination. b) Having separate parts for voices and instruments …

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