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Definition of the noun concurrence

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noun - plural: concurrences

  1. agreement of results or opinions
  2. acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of concurrence: concurrency
    • more generic word: cooperation = joint operation or action
  3. a state of cooperation
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of concurrence: meeting of minds
    • more generic words: accord / agreement = harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
  4. the temporal property of two things happening at the same time

Alternative definition of the noun concurrence


  1. Agreement; concurring.
  2. An instance of simultaneous occurrence.


  1. Concurrence: In Western jurisprudence, concurrence is the apparent need to prove the simultaneous occurrence of both actus reus and mens rea, to constitute a crime; except in crimes of strict liability. In theory, if the actus reus does not hold concurrence in point of time with the mens rea then no crime has been committed.
  2. Concurrence: In quantum computing, the concurrence is an entanglement monotone defined for a mixed state of two qubits as .

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for concurrence

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Church (1839)

Containing an Exposition of Terms, Phrases and Subjects Connected with the External Order, Sacraments, Worship and Usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church, with an Especial Reference to the Church in the United States by William Staunton

CONCURRENCE OF HOLY DAYS. 153 festival or fast. It is evident that a choice must be made, as both services entire cannot be used ; and the making of this choice constitutes the difficulty. The Church itself has here given no decision, either ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Management Theory (2013)

by Eric H. Kessler

Perhaps this is understandable: Groupthink has served as a vivid bogeyman that can be readily summoned to illustrate the dangers of overemphasis on concurrence seeking, and it continues to serve its purpose. Ramon J. Aldag See also ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

— On Imperfect Concurrences of two Stress or Strain Types. Def. The concurrence of any stresses or strains of two stated types is the proportion which the work done when a body of unit volume experiences a Btresa of either type, ...

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The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other. (James M. Baldwin)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1C3U1R1R1E1N1C3E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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