concert

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Borrowed from French concert, from Italian concerto. Doublet of concerto.

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concert (third-person singular simple present concerts, present participle concerting, simple past and past participle concerted)

  1. To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.
    • 1724, [Gilbert] Burnet, [Gilbert Burnet Jr.], editor, Bishop Burnet’s History of His Own Time. [], volume (please specify |volume=I or II), London: [] Thomas Ward [], OCLC 863504080:
      It was concerted to begin the siege in March.
  2. To plan; to devise; to arrange.
  3. To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.
    • 1724, [Gilbert] Burnet, [Gilbert Burnet Jr.], editor, Bishop Burnet’s History of His Own Time. [], volume (please specify |volume=I or II), London: [] Thomas Ward [], OCLC 863504080:
      The ministers of Denmark were appointed to concert the matter with Talbot.

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concert (countable and uncountable, plural concerts)

 
A concert (noun sense 3).
  1. (uncountable) Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.
  2. (uncountable) Musical accordance or harmony; concord.
  3. (countable) A musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part.
    Synonym: gig
    I’m going to the rock concert on Friday.
    Who’s playing at the concert on Friday?
    The Beatles’ final live concert took place on 29 August 1966 at Candlestick Park
    • 1908 June, L[ucy] M[aud] Montgomery, “Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves”, in Anne of Green Gables, Boston, Mass.: L[ouis] C[oues] Page & Company, published August 1909 (11th printing), OCLC 270822977:
      The concert came off in the evening and was a pronounced success. The little hall was crowded; all the performers did excellently well, but Anne was the bright particular star of the occasion, as even envy, in the shape of Josie Pye, dared not deny.

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  • Japanese: コンサート (konsāto)
  • Korean: 콘서트 (konseoteu)
  • Thai: คอนเสิร์ต (kɔɔn-sə̀ət)

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concert m (plural concerts)

  1. concert (musical entertainment)

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French concert, from Italian concerto.

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concert n (plural concerten, diminutive concertje n)

  1. concert (musical entertainment)

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian concerto.

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concert m (plural concerts)

  1. concert (musical entertainment)

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EtymologyEdit

From French concert.

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concert n (plural concerte)

  1. concert

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