concurrence concurrence  /kən ˈkɜ rəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) agreement of results or opinions
  2. (n) acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
  3. (n) a state of cooperation
  4. (n) the temporal property of two things happening at the same time

News

  1. Asheville City Council “may take action” on personnel matter after special Thursday meeting

    Asheville City Council will hold a special closed session 9 a.m. Thursday about an undisclosed personnel matter, likely allegations about Asheville Police Department Chief William Anderson. The announcement of the meeting notes that Council may take action. Specifically, the announcement cites a state law that allows the following: The city manager, with concurrence of the council, or, in cities ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Mountain Xpress

  2. Canada: Tears of joy for new diocese

    Bishop Lydia Mamakwa presents Archbishop Fred Hiltz with a pair of moccasins as a gift, as Archdeacon Harry Huskins applauds. Photo: Art Babych [Anglican Journal] Bishop Lydia Mamakwa wiped away tears of joy, while Archbishop David Ashdown and Archbishop Fred Hiltz swayed as a hymn was sung, minutes after General Synod on July 6 gave its unanimous concurrence to the creation of an indigenous ...
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

  3. General Assembly voting report

    Adopted 30-11. Returned to the House for concurrence. For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Daily Reflector. Current home delivery and electronic edition subscribers may log in to access this article at no charge.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

Quotes

  1. "We are in concurrence with whatever the league has offered us, and whatever the commissioner said we support and will abide by," Thomas said.
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Isiah Thomas Source: ESPN

  2. "With the concurrence of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I have recommended and the president has accepted and will nominate General David Petraeus as the new commander of the Central Command," Gates said.
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: The Age

  3. "Your decision to retire saddens each of us in distinct ways," Roberts told Stevens, 90. "Whether in majority, separate concurrence, or dissent, you have brought rigor and integrity to the resolution of the most difficult issues."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: John Roberts Source: Alexandria Town Talk

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