[kuh n-sur-ning] /kənˈsɜr nɪŋ/
relating to; regarding; about:
a discussion concerning foreign aid.
[kuh n-surn] /kənˈsɜrn/
verb (used with object)
to relate to; be connected with; be of interest or importance to; affect:
The water shortage concerns us all.
to interest or engage (used reflexively or in the passive, often followed by with or in):
She concerns herself with every aspect of the business.
to trouble, worry, or disquiet:
I am concerned about his health.
something that relates or pertains to a person; business; affair:
Law is the concern of lawyers.
a matter that engages a person’s attention, interest, or care, or that affects a person’s welfare or happiness:
The party was no concern of his.
worry, solicitude, or anxiety:
to show concern for someone in trouble.
important relation or bearing:
This news is of concern to all of us.
a commercial or manufacturing company or establishment:
the headquarters of an insurance concern.
Informal. any material object or contrivance.
about; regarding; on the subject of
worrying or troublesome
to relate to; be of importance or interest to; affect
usually foll by with or in. to involve or interest (oneself): he concerns himself with other people’s affairs
something that affects or is of importance to a person; affair; business
regard for or interest in a person or a thing: he felt a strong concern for her
anxiety, worry, or solicitude
important bearing or relation: his news has great concern for us
a commercial company or enterprise
(informal) a material thing, esp one of which one has a low opinion
early 15c., “perceive, distinguish,” also “refer to, relate to,” from Middle French concerner, from Medieval Latin concernere “concern, touch, belong to,” figurative use of Late Latin concernere “to sift, mix, as in a sieve,” from Latin com- “with” (see com-) + cernere “to sift,” hence “perceive, comprehend” (see crisis). Apparently the sense of the prefix shifted to intensive in Medieval Latin. Meaning “worry” is 17c. Related: Concerned; concerning. Letter opening to whom it may concern attested by 1740.
1580s, from concern (v.).
a going concern
[kuh n-surn-muh nt] /kənˈsɜrn mənt/ noun 1. importance or moment: a matter of concernment to all voters. 2. relation or bearing. 3. anxiety or solicitude. 4. a thing in which one is involved or interested. 5. interest; participation; involvement. /kənˈsɜːnmənt/ noun 1. (rare) affair or business; concern 2. (archaic) a matter of importance
[noun, adjective kon-surt, -sert; verb kuh n-surt] /noun, adjective ˈkɒn sɜrt, -sərt; verb kənˈsɜrt/ noun 1. a public musical performance in which a number of singers or instrumentalists, or both, participate. 2. a public performance, usually by an individual singer, instrumentalist, or the like; recital: The violinist has given concerts all over the world. 3. […]
[kon-ser-tahn-tee; Italian kawn-cher-tahn-te] /ˌkɒn sərˈtɑn ti; Italian ˌkɔn tʃɛrˈtɑn tɛ/ Music. adjective 1. brilliantly virtuosic: a concertante part for solo violin. 2. solo rather than accompanying: a sonata for recorder and harpsichord concertante. noun, plural concertanti [kon-ser-tahn-tee; Italian kawn-cher-tahn-tee] /ˌkɒn sərˈtɑn ti; Italian ˌkɔn tʃɛrˈtɑn ti/ (Show IPA) 3. an 18th-century symphonic work with sections […]
[kon-ser-tey-shuh n; French kawn-ser-ta-syawn] /ˌkɒn sərˈteɪ ʃən; French kɔ̃ sɛr taˈsyɔ̃/ noun 1. (especially in European politics) cooperation, as among opposing factions, aimed at effecting a unified proposal or concerted action.