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



    BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋkɔːd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋkɔːrd//
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  1. 1concord (with somebody) (formal) peace and agreement synonym harmony living in concord with neighbouring states opposite discord
  2. 2 [uncountable] concord (with something) (grammar) (of words in a phrase) the fact of having the same number, gender or person synonym agreement In the sentence ‘They live in the country.’, the plural verb ‘live’ is in concord with the plural subject ‘They’.
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French concorde, from Latin concordia, from concors ‘of one mind’, from con- ‘together’ + cor, cord- ‘heart’.

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