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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.
verb (transitive)
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


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