sentence, concurrent

sentence, concurrent
A sentence served simultaneously with another sentence.

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  • concurrent — con·cur·rent /kən kər ənt/ adj 1: occurring, arising, or operating at the same time often in relationship, conjunction, association, or cooperation the power of taxation in the general and state governments is acknowledged to be concurrent… …   Law dictionary

  • concurrent — 01. The murderer is serving two [concurrent] life sentences. 02. The movie is being premiered [concurrently] in three different film festivals. 03. [Concurrent] with his pop music career, Paul McCartney has also written an opera and a book of… …   Grammatical examples in English

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  • concurrent — [[t]kənkʌ̱rənt, AM kɜ͟ːr [/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n, also v link ADJ with n, v link ADJ Concurrent events or situations happen at the same time. Galerie St. Etienne is holding three concurrent exhibitions... He will actually be serving three concurrent …   English dictionary

  • concurrent — /kənˈkʌrənt / (say kuhn kuruhnt), /kəŋ / (say kuhng ) adjective 1. occurring or existing together or side by side. 2. acting in conjunction; cooperating. 3. Law (of a sentence) to be served at the same time as another sentence. 4. having equal… …  

  • concurrent sentence — /kənkʌrənt ˈsɛntəns/ (say kuhnkuruhnt sentuhns) noun a sentence of imprisonment to be served at the same time as another sentence (opposed to accumulative sentence) …  

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