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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Agreement of opinions; The determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations; A harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds).

Usage examples (31)
  • Opposition brings concord, out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
  • concord the conditions for the marriage of the Prince of Wales with a commoner
  • "Live in concord," came to him; but it was not applicable.
  • Balance is achieved, a harmony of opposites in concord rather than discord (c.f. the robot's voice and clanking). for more
Tutoring comment
  • At first, the two groups lived in "concord" (agreement or harmony) but over time the larger group "conquered" (overcame, subdued) the smaller.
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