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A.Word.A.Day--concomitantPronunciation: WAV or RealAudio
concomitant (kuhn-KOM-i-tuhnt) adjective
Occurring or existing concurrently; attendant.
One that occurs or exists concurrently with another.
[Late Latin concomitans, concomitant-, present participle of concomitari, to accompany : Latin com- + Latin comitari, to accompany (from comes, comit-, companion).]
"However, the chief executive reminded people that every right entails, as its natural concomitant, a corresponding duty." Human Rights Protected by Basic Law in HK: Tung, Xinhua News Agency, 9 Dec 1998.
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