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concord

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːnkɔːrd; ˈkɒŋkɔːd/

Translation of concord in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • 1.1 (harmony) [formal] concordia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • In keeping with most instances of political ceremony and ritual, the new themes of universality, harmony, and concord were as much designed to conceal and mask political tension as they were genuine reflections of the papal vision.
    • Plato represents this position as one in which the soul's parts agree and are in harmony and concord.
    • It will be a government that will work by cohesion, concord and peace.
    Example sentences
    • His marriage to Anne (his second cousin once removed) in 1683 sealed a diplomatic concord between their respective kingdoms against the Dutch.
    • Highlighting the van Eyck brothers' role in a landmark concord between rival schools, Cornelius buries all reference to artisanal secrecy.
    • Unperturbed, he pressed ahead with a policy of reconciliation, drawing up a civil concord whereby armed groups would be amnestied if they laid down their arms.
    1.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [Music/Música] concordancia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Notional concord stands in contrast to grammatical concord and means agreement by meaning rather than grammar, where the two are in conflict.
    • It was a point of grammatical concord which was at the bottom of the Civil War - ‘United States are,’ said one, ‘United States is,’ said another.
    • Verbal affixes can further be divided into two subgroups: those that are part of verb concord, and those that are not.
    Example sentences
    • On the words ‘No sense was stung’ the minim triads again banish the clumping quavers, though this time the triads are no simple concords, but a dominant seventh of E major followed by an F triad that is simultaneously major and minor.
    • The programme also assumes that there is something prior to music, some experience ruling it: music's discords are as if distress, concords as if relief.
    • A method of tuning in which some concords are made slightly impure so that few or none will be unpleasantly out of tune.

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