concern  

  • Pronunciation of concern: K AH0 N S ER1 N

  • Number of syllables of concern: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of concern

  • Definition of concern

    • (n): something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain''s concern"  
    • (n): something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it''s a major worry"  
    • (n): a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"  
    • (n): an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"  
    • (n): a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother''s business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"  
    • (v): have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"  
    • (v): be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant"  
  • Examples of concern

    • My main concern is keeping vexation litigants away.  
    • The main concern was the backward compatibility.  
    • The issue of collusion is still a concern.  
    • The main concern is the propellant.  
    • A bigger concern is avoiding moralizing and advertising.  
    • Precautions and warnings are more of the concern.  
    • The montage is not the only concern.  
    • The area of concern is the molecular clock.  
    • The regulations concern the use of the mark.  
    • The article is correct, the concern is misplaced.  

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