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Why has there not been concerted action to address this? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet he has made a concerted effort to reassess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The package amounts to the most concerted attempt in a generation to stem immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So they have mounted a concerted campaign to dissuade schools and parents from joining. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But any such concerted move now seems unlikely. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The three squadrons of the wing were now able to deliver concerted attacks against convoys. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many will hope she will again become the focus for concerted opposition to the junta. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would not take much concerted action to narrow the gap. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What we need is a concerted effort to invest in better practices. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the first concerted attempt to clamp down on free speech in social media. Times, Sunday Times (2011)HS2 has come under concerted attack in recent months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We are seeing improvements but there needs to be a more concerted effort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That opens the way for concerted action to end the regime and hold its leading figures to account. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No single grouping could rely on the support of the people long enough to mount an overt and concerted campaign. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)His success in resisting a concerted campaign to oust him only made him less tolerant of those who disagreed with him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He will face concerted political opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The objective is to assess whether the networks used by banks can withstand a concerted attempt by hackers to breach their security. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Without concerted action, that number will only rise. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The incident is a fresh embarrassment to the education department amid a concerted campaign by teaching unions and others against primary school tests. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Western Europe is still not capable of defending itself against a concerted attack from nuclear powers with large armies. The Global Marketplace (1993)There is no logic in the argument which claims that one large ship cannot survive concerted attack but implies that two less capable ships could. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)There has been action taken sporadically or on a one-off basis, but no concerted move. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But bankers will point to a snag with any concerted move to shrink Europe's banks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other than a making a concerted effort to move around more, is there anything else that can be done to stem the rise in fat cells? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some schools had succeeded in getting parental support in the face of concerted opposition, often from the teacher unions, she said. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: concerted ADJECTIVE
A concerted action is done by several people or groups working together.
It's time for concerted action by world leaders.
Definition of concerted from the Collins English Dictionary
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