Definition of concomitant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈkɒmɪtənt//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈkɑːmɪtənt//
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(formal) a thing that happens at the same time as something else Political union is an essential concomitant of successful economic union. Pollution is an inevitable concomitant of population growth. Word Originearly 17th cent.: from late Latin concomitant- ‘accompanying’, from concomitari, from con- ‘together with’ + comitari, from Latin comes ‘companion’.
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