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- Hyphenation: con‧cern
- (countable & uncountable) A concern is something that you think is a problem or needs attention.
- The government expressed its concern at the fighting in Kenya.
- Poor sales are causing concern among the owners.
- Our main concern now is to make sure that everyone is safe.
- There is widespread concern about the approaching storm.
- He concern for her children is understandable, given the lack of information.
- The changes at the school were quite clearly a matter of great interest and concern among students.
- (uncountable) Concern is a feeling that you want to help somebody.
- Her look of concern made him feel better.
- (countable) A concern is a business.
- XYZ Company is an ongoing concern, and we have no plans to shut it down.
- (transitive) If concerns , is about .
- We have received a letter that concerns the recent sale of the property.
- The article is primarily concerned with Dylan's early life.
- (transitive) If something concerns you, you think it is a problem or needs attention.
- The recent losses certainly concern me, but I still think things are looking good.
- You use to whom it may concern at the beginning of a letter when you don't know the name of the person you're writing to.