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"concerted" in British English

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concertedadjective [usually before noun]

uk   /kənˈsɜː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈsɝː.t̬ɪd/
planned or done together for a ​sharedpurpose: The ​richercountries of the ​world should take concerted action to ​help the ​poorercountries. The ​D-Dayinvasion was a concerted exercise by the ​armedforces of ​Britain, the US, and Canada. A concerted ​effort or ​attempt is ​determined and ​serious: There has been a concerted ​campaign against the ​proposals. He's making a concerted effort to ​improve his ​appearance.
(Definition of concerted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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concertedadjective

 us   /kənˈsɜr·t̬əd/
(of an ​attempt to do something) ​determined and ​serious, or done together with ​others: I really made a concerted ​effort to get ​involved in ​communityaffairs.
(Definition of concerted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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