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    concern - Dictionary definition and meaning for word concern

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