Definition of in concert in US English:

in concert


  • 1Acting jointly.

    ‘he made his decision in concert with his son and son-in-law’
    • ‘The real community leaders must be empowered to act in concert with the honest police officers to stamp out criminal operators.’
    • ‘The United States can be more effective and most effective when it's working in concert with its allies.’
    • ‘Well, this obviously was a decision that was made in concert with the White House.’
    • ‘It's a simple way of getting groups of individuals to act in concert with each other.’
    • ‘Fontaine urged the minister to start the process over again, this time working in concert with the AFN and the chiefs.’
    • ‘Then, even if this first criterion is satisfied, the United States is required to act in concert with the United Nations.’
    • ‘But it also makes him sound partisan enough to have forged them in concert with other Democrats.’
    • ‘For Spain, in concert with America and France, shared the watch of North Africa.’
    • ‘And I think the real question here is how we proceed now in concert with the Europeans.’
    • ‘Why does the left, in concert with the mainstream press, treat this as non-news?’
    together, jointly, in combination, in collaboration, in cooperation, in league, shoulder to shoulder, side by side, cooperatively, concertedly
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  • 2(of music or a performer) giving a public performance; live.

    ‘they saw Pink Floyd in concert’
    • ‘They will perform in concert in the Downhill Hotel on Thursday night, 26th July.’
    • ‘All three are performing in concert, ruling out any preposterous demands from artistic directors.’
    • ‘Then last year I bought a music DVD of the man himself in concert.’
    • ‘My most memorable time by far was performing in concert by candlelight in the gallery when the lights went out.’
    • ‘Everyone who knows me well knows that I am crazy about them and that my lifetime goal was to see them live in concert.’
    • ‘Now my wife and I can honestly say we've seen The Beatles live in concert.’
    • ‘And I gave up, without another thought, my only chance to see her live in concert.’
    • ‘Because it is seldom heard in concert, it has gained less popularity among the public.’
    • ‘All of them could be ripped up and roared out live in concert.’
    • ‘Wiltshire's library users are now able to pick up DVDs of top chart performers in concert.’