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Topic: GRAMMAR

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: concorde, from Latin concordia, from concors 'agreeing', from com- ( COM-) + cor 'heart'

concord

noun
     
con‧cord [uncountable]
1 formal the state of having a friendly relationship, so that you agree on things and live in peace [≠ discord]
2 technicalSLG in grammar, concord between words happens when they match correctly, for example when a plural noun has a plural verb following it
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