concerted concerted  /kən ˈsɜr təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) involving the joint activity of two or more

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Faced with the difficulty of recruiting during a long and unpopular war, the United States Marine Corps has started marketing itself to women in a concerted way for the first time.
  2. Only concerted international pressure will force Syria's president to stop obstructing the investigation into the murder of Rafik Hariri.
  3. The latest outbreak of violence closely follows the concerted efforts of President Bush and Gen.

News

  1. Regional Hershey’s track meet attracts almost 100 contestants; state meet is at Cleveland High June 29

    Thanks to a concerted effort by the Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department to promote the annual Hershey’s Track and Field Meet, 101 youngsters showed up at the... Read more »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

  2. InterContinental Thrives in Central America - Analyst Blog

    In a concerted endeavor to strengthen its Central American portfolio, Intercontinental Hotels Group plc ( IHG ) is set to unveil two Holiday Inn branded properties in Nicaragua and
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Got milk? Not any more, according to NHANES data showing fluid milk consumption continues to fall

    Despite concerted efforts to promote the consumption of low-fat dairy products from the industry and the government alike, Americans are drinking less and less milk, according to new research.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Food Navigator USA

Quotes

  1. Zoellick said the financial crisis underscored the need for "concerted global action now, not just to deal with the crisis but to put in place new architecture, new norms and new oversight to ensure that this crisis never happens again."
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Robert Zoellick Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I reiterate my personal appeal for an urgent and concerted international effort to resolve the ongoing tensions in the Middle East, especially in the Holy Land, before such conflicts lead to greater bloodshed," the pope said June 6 at the end...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: America Magazine (subscription)

  3. "We've got two goals in the G20," US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday during a meeting with his Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. "The first is to make sure there is concerted action around the globe to jumpstart the economy. The...
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

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