Definition of concerted in English:


Line breaks: con|cert¦ed
Pronunciation: /kənˈsəːtɪd


  • 1 [attributive] Jointly arranged or carried out; coordinated: a concerted attempt to preserve religious unity
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    • Then they hear from their customers - not just scattered objections now and then, but in concerted, coordinated, well-informed waves.
    • So the Congress of Vienna must be one of history's best examples of a concerted and successful attempt to defend and preserve a major and long-lasting status quo.
    • There was no concerted attempt to review its record in government, discuss its mistakes, adjust its philosophical framework and party structure, and rethink its policy agenda.
  • 1.1Done with great effort or determination: you must make a concerted effort to curb this
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    • One of the National Institutes of Health has begun a concerted effort to determine the extent and causes of stillbirth - the death of a fetus at 20 or more weeks of pregnancy.
    • intensity comes from a concerted effort by the band to go completely insane with their instruments.
    • ‘The Empire State Building is making a concerted effort to reclaim some of its past glory,’ said David Hoffman, executive managing director of Colliers.
    strenuous, vigorous, energetic, active, forceful, forcible, strong, intensive, intense, concentrated
    informal all-out
  • 2(Of music) arranged in several parts of equal importance: concerted secular music for voices
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    • But drums played little part in concerted music until the introduction of timpani into the orchestra in the second half of the 17th century.
    • On a couple of occasions there's such an outbreak of concerted strumming, it's as though the stage has been invaded by Andrew Lawrence-King's Harp Consort.
    • Gould, a pianist himself, has written several concerted works for the instrument.



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  • For the rest of the Conference, he concertedly avoided my eye contact.
  • The book remains concertedly an archive of the sited project.
  • The one question about him has always been whether he is gritty enough to apply his gifts concertedly.

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