concordance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “concordance” in the English Dictionary

"concordance" in British English

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uk   /kənˈkɔː.dəns/  us   /-ˈkɔːr-/
[C] specialized language a ​book or ​document that is an alphabeticallist of the words used in a ​book or a writer's ​work, with ​information about where the words can be ​found and in which ​sentences: a Shakespeare concordance [U] formal the ​state of there being ​agreement or ​similarity between things: Last Thursday's show ​producedmoments of ​inspired concordance between the ​danceforms.

concordanceverb [T]

uk   /kənˈkɔː.dəns/  us   /-ˈkɔːr-/ specialized
to ​collect all the words used in a ​book or a writer's ​work into a ​book or ​list in ​alphabeticalorder, with ​information about where the words can be ​found and in which ​sentences: We use a ​computerprogram that can concordance ​newspapertexts.
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