from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark for a supersonic passenger aircraft used primarily for transatlantic flight.

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  • proper n. The Aérospatiale-BAC supersonic airliner, previously used commercially.
  • proper n. A station on the Paris Métro, near Place de la Concorde for which it is named.


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  • Yet now in 2010 Concorde is a memory and a mere flat bed in F is now pass; it simply must be a suite darling.

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  • Concorde is a good example of a cool, futuristic technology that had an anemic market and was ended.

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  • Formula One's lucrative broadcast rights fall under what is known as the Concorde Agreement, a commercial arrangement involving the racing teams, CVC and the governing body of auto racing, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile.

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  • Later I transplanted the tree to some good soil I found outside a club called Concorde 2 on the seafront.

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  • There is each-way value in Dermot Weld's Majestic Concorde, which is an extremely classy runner and a fantastic jumper.

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  • The cash gets distributed in prize money under a private contract called the Concorde Agreement – which can't be made public.

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  • Kenneth Quinn , a former senior U.S. air-safety official and currently a partner in the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittmann LLP, called the Concorde prosecution senseless and wasteful.

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  • With round-trip fare across the Atlantic costing upward of $10,000, a trip on the Concorde was a symbol of prestige.

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  • THE LATEST DISCOURAGING REPORT about AIDS treatment came last week with the publication in the British journal Lancet of a major Anglo-French study on the drug AZT The so-called Concorde trial (whose preliminary results were announced a year ago) followed 1,749 people who were HIV-positive but had no symptoms of illness.

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  • The current dispute largely stems from a 10-year contract, called the Concorde Agreement, that Ecclestone and the teams signed in 1997.

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