[kon-suh n-trey-tid] /ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪ tɪd/
applied with all one’s attention, energy, etc.:
their concentrated efforts to win the election.
clustered or gathered together closely.
treated to remove or reduce an inessential ingredient, especially liquid:
concentrated orange juice.
[kuh n-sen-trik] /kənˈsɛn trɪk/ adjective 1. having a common center, as circles or spheres. /kənˈsɛntrɪk/ adjective 1. having a common centre: concentric circles Compare eccentric (sense 3) adj. c.1400, from Middle French concentrique, from Medieval Latin concentricus, from com- “together” (see com-) + centrum “circle, center” (see center (n.)). concentric con·cen·tric (kən-sěn’trĭk) adj. Having a […]
[kuh n-sep-choo-uh l] /kənˈsɛp tʃu əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or to the forming of . /kənˈsɛptjʊəl/ adjective 1. relating to or concerned with concepts; abstract 2. concerned with the definitions or relations of the concepts of some field of enquiry rather than with the facts adj. 1820, “pertaining to mental conception” (there is an […]
[kuh n-sesh-uh n] /kənˈsɛʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of or yielding, as a right, a privilege, or a point or fact in an argument: He made no concession to caution. 2. the thing or point yielded: Management offered a shorter workweek as a concession. 3. something by a government or a controlling authority, as […]
[kuh n-sil-ee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈsɪl i əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. tending to : a conciliatory manner; conciliatory comments. /kənˈsɪljətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. intended to placate or reconcile adj. 1570s, from conciliate + -ory. Related: Conciliator.