con·cur·rent (kən-kûrənt, -kŭr-)
1. Happening, existing, or done at the same time as something else: dealing with concurrent crises. See Synonyms at contemporary.
2. Meeting or tending to meet at the same point; convergent: concurrent lines.
3. Being in accordance; harmonious: Are these decisions concurrent with university policy?
[Middle English, from Latin concurrēns, concurrent-, present participle of concurrere, to coincide; see CONCUR.]
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