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concurrentadjective

uk   /kənˈkʌr.ənt/  us   /kənˈkɝː.ənt/
(Definition of concurrent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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concurrentadjective

 us   /kənˈkɜr·ənt, -ˈkʌr·ənt/
happening at the same ​time: He’s ​serving two concurrent 10-year ​sentences.
physics A concurrent ​force is one of two or more ​forces that are in ​effect at the same ​time.
concurrently
adverb  us   /kənˈkɜr·ənt·li, -ˈkʌr·ənt-/
He ​dealt with several ​issues concurrently.
(Definition of concurrent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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concurrentadjective

uk   us   /kənˈkʌrənt/
happening or existing at the same ​time as something else: Delivery of the ​goods and ​payment of the ​price are concurrent ​conditions, and must therefore occur at the same ​time.concurrent with sth Competitions for ​consumergoods are usually ​promoted on the ​pack concurrent with ​in-storepromotion.
IT relating to a ​computersystem that can be used by several ​people at the same ​time: The best ​onlinesystems can ​handle thousands of concurrent ​users. Concurrent ​licencesallow more than one ​person at a ​company to ​share a ​singlepiece of ​software over a ​computernetwork.
concurrently
adverb /kənˈkʌrəntli/  us /-ˈkɝː-/
The French ​regulator, the CMF, said yesterday that all the ​bids should ​run concurrently.
(Definition of concurrent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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