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Concord

[kahNG-kord]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: French, 14th century

1.

Agreement or harmony between people or groups.

2.

A chord that is pleasing or satisfactory in itself.

Examples of Concord in a sentence

"The two sides of the case reached a concord in mediation."

"Jerry played a variety of concords on his Gibson guitar."

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About Concord

This is a Middle English word from the Old French “concorde.” That stems from the Latin “concordia” from “concors,” meaning “of one mind.” Con- means “together” + cord-, meaning “heart.”

Did you Know?

Another use for “concord” is via the Concord grape, a dessert grape developed in Concord, Massachusetts. It’s a versatile grape used for wine, juice, table grapes, jelly, and more.

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