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Definition of "concurrency" [con•cur•ren•cy]

  • Concurrence: "Concurrency of development with deployment . . . has almost always proven counterproductive” ( Harold Brown). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "concurrency" in a sentence
  • "In 1986, Ugandan health officials had not heard of "long-term concurrency" and Professor Morris had not constructed the computer models that traced the transmission of HIV."
  • "Martina Morris, a sociologist at the University of Washington, has shown that long-term concurrency is more of a public health danger than serial monogamy because it permits HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases to spread to others quickly, rather than confining them in a single relationship for months or years."
  • "Also, for anyone who is still awake, I've updated the long-term concurrency charts to show data by week and by month, instead of just by day."
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