Definition of simultaneous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsɪmlˈteɪniəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsaɪmlˈteɪniəs//
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happening or done at the same time as something else There were several simultaneous attacks by the rebels. Any ceasefire would be simultaneous with the withdrawal of US forces. simultaneous translation/interpreting They will provide simultaneous translation of the President’s speech into English. Word Originmid 17th cent.: based on Latin simul ‘at the same time’, probably influenced by late Latin momentaneus.
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