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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 information science, the concurrence is a state invariant involving qubits.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Concurrence

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Google previewEcotoxicology (2007)

A Comprehensive Treatment by Michael C. Newman, William H. Clements

Such a system should be resistant to processes such as satisficing or groupthink (a suboptimal process prevalent in homophilic group decision making in which group concurrence is the objective, not the best decision Box 36.1) (Janis and ...

Google previewCasenote Legal Briefs (2007)

by Casenotes, Casenote Legal Briefs

Justice Jackson's concurrence is the most oft-quoted portion of the opinion. The concept of presidential power encompassing a spectrum from congressional authorization to congressional opposition was most clearly articulated there.

Google previewQuadrilingual Economics Dictionary (2012)

by Simon K. Kuipers, B.S. Wilpstra

COI1CUII'reI1Ce m aansluitingscoëfficiént m van de individuele ontvangst- en betaalschema's concurrence f e competition d Wettbewerb m; Konkurrenz f n concurrentie f; mededinging f concurrence f déloyale e unfair competition d ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Descartes and Cartesian Philosophy (2015)

by Roger Ariew, Dennis Des Chene, Douglas M. Jesseph, Tad M. Schmaltz, Theo Verbeek

CONCURRENCE. In the traditional Scholastic view that has its source in the work of Thomas Aquinas, there is a distinction between God's “conservation” of the being of an object, which allows that object to continue to remain in existence, and ...

Google previewEssential 25000 English-Maltese Law Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

concurrence , french law. the equality of rights, or privilege which several persons-have over the same thing; as, for example, the right which two judgment creditors, whose judgments were rendered at the same time, have to be paid out ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

CONCURRENCE, or Concurrency,/ Union ; association ; conjunction. — We have no other measure but ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

Tarquin theProud was expelled by the universal concurrence of nobles and people. Swift. 3.Agreement orconsent, implying aid orcontribution of power or influence; coöperation. Wecollect the greatnessof the work,and the necessity ofthedivine ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Psychology (2004)

by Charles Donald Spielberger

was significantly positively related to team performance, whereas the other factor (termed ''concurrence seeking'') showed an insignificant negative relationship ...

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 ...

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Video shows what concurrence means. Agreement; concurring.. An instance of simultaneous occurrence.. Concurrence Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

Quotes about Concurrence

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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