Translation: from spanish

concerted effort

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  • concerted — ► ADJECTIVE 1) jointly arranged or carried out: a concerted campaign. 2) using exertion: a concerted effort …   English terms dictionary

  • effort */*/*/ — UK [ˈefə(r)t] / US [ˈefərt] noun Word forms effort : singular effort plural efforts Metaphor: When you put a lot of effort into doing something, it is like using a part of your body. Does she have the backbone to stand up to them? Or will she… …   English dictionary

  • effort — noun 1 PHYSICAL/MENTAL ENERGY (U) the physical or mental energy that is needed to do something: Lou lifted the box without any apparent effort. | take/require effort: It takes a lot of time and effort to get an exhibition ready. | take all the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • concerted — con|cert|ed [kənˈsə:tıd US ə:r ] adj [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: concert to do together or by agreement (16 21 centuries), from French concerter, from Old Italian concertare, from Latin, to fight, compete , from com ( COM ) + certare to make great… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • concerted — [[t]kənsɜ͟ː(r)tɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n A concerted action is done by several people or groups working together. Martin Parry, author of the report, says it s time for concerted action by world leaders. 2) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n If you make a… …   English dictionary

  • concerted — adjective concerted effort/attempt/action etc a concerted effort etc is done by people working together in a carefully planned and very determined way: a concerted campaign to raise public awareness of environmental issues concertedly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • effort — ef|fort W1S1 [ˈefət US ˈefərt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(physical/mental energy)¦ 2¦(attempt)¦ 3 be an effort 4¦(particular situation)¦ 5 good/bad/poor etc effort ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: esfort, from esforcier to force ] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • effort — [[t]e̱fə(r)t[/t]] ♦ efforts 1) N VAR: oft N to inf If you make an effort to do something, you try very hard to do it. He made no effort to hide his disappointment... Finding a cure requires considerable time and effort... His efforts to reform… …   English dictionary

  • concerted — adjective Date: 1706 1. a. mutually contrived or agreed on < a concerted effort > b. performed in unison < concerted artillery fire > 2. arranged in parts for several voices or instruments • concer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • concerted — concertedly, adv. concertedness, n. /keuhn serr tid/, adj. 1. contrived or arranged by agreement; planned or devised together: a concerted effort. 2. done or performed together or in cooperation: a concerted attack. 3. Music. arranged in parts… …   Universalium

  • concerted — con|cert|ed [ kən sɜrtəd ] adjective involving a lot of people or organizations working together in a determined way: He called for concerted action against terrorism. We need to make a concerted effort to protect the peacekeepers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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