concurrent sentences

concurrent sentences
Sentences of imprisonment for crime in which the time of each is to run concurrently with the others, and not seriatim.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • concurrent sentences — Sentences for more than one crime that are to be served at the same time, rather than one after the other. (See also cumulative or consecutive sentences.) Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations. concurrent sentences …   Law dictionary

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  • concurrent — con·cur·rent /kən kər ənt/ adj 1: occurring, arising, or operating at the same time often in relationship, conjunction, association, or cooperation the power of taxation in the general and state governments is acknowledged to be concurrent… …   Law dictionary

  • concurrent — adj. 1 (often foll. by with) a existing or in operation at the same time (served two concurrent sentences). b existing or acting together. 2 Geom. (of three or more lines) meeting at or tending towards one point. 3 agreeing, harmonious.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • concurrent — 01. The murderer is serving two [concurrent] life sentences. 02. The movie is being premiered [concurrently] in three different film festivals. 03. [Concurrent] with his pop music career, Paul McCartney has also written an opera and a book of… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • concurrent — adjective 1 existing or happening at the same time: He is serving two concurrent prison sentences. 2 formal in agreement (+ with): My opinions are concurrent with yours. concurrently adverb: two prison sentences to run concurrently …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • concurrent — con•cur•rent [[t]kənˈkɜr ənt, ˈkʌr [/t]] adj. 1) occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side: serving two concurrent prison sentences[/ex] 2) acting in conjunction; cooperating: the concurrent efforts of medical researchers[/ex] 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • concurrent — [[t]kənkʌ̱rənt, AM kɜ͟ːr [/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n, also v link ADJ with n, v link ADJ Concurrent events or situations happen at the same time. Galerie St. Etienne is holding three concurrent exhibitions... He will actually be serving three concurrent …   English dictionary

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