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concerted (adj) (of an action or a plan) done together and with determination.

A concerted action is an action carried out in a determined and carefully planned manner, especially by a group of people, government, or country. A concerted effort is made when some people together try to do something to bring about a result. The teachers make a concerted attempt to improve the standards of instruction and learning in the school, when together they plan measures to achieve it. Their concerted efforts to keep the colony clean means, their combined action to see the colony clean. A concerted attack on a disease is a determined effort by a group of people, government, or country to end the disease.

  • Nelson Mandela has appealed to the members of the United Nations to make a concerted attack on poverty and see that it becomes a thing of the past, vaguely remembered by the posterity.
  • A concerted attempt by the enemies of the president to tarnish her image has not succeeded as she is a person of great integrity, and nothing can shake people's belief in it.
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