concern

  • 1 concern — con‧cern [kənˈsɜːn ǁ ɜːrn] noun [countable] formal COMMERCE a business organization, usually a company: • the French defense and electronics concern, Matra SA going concern COM …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 concern — CONCÉRN, concerne, s.n. Organizaţie complexă care reuneşte întreprinderi economice legate între ele prin activitatea lor, întreprinderile rămânând formal independente. – Din engl. concern. Trimis de Joseph, 16.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  concérn s.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 concern — noun. In the meaning ‘anxiety, worry’, concern is normally followed by about, at, or over, or by a that clause: • Concern has been expressed at the manner in which the whole operation has been put together and actioned Rescue News, 1985 • ‘Big… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 concern — vb Concern, affect are sometimes confused. Concern implies the bearing or influence, affect, the direct operation or action, of one thing on another; thus, a piece of legislation may concern (that is, have to do with, have reference or relation… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 concern — ► VERB 1) relate to; be about. 2) be relevant to; affect or involve. 3) make anxious or worried. ► NOUN 1) worry; anxiety. 2) a matter of interest or importance. 3) a business …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Concern — Con*cern , n. 1. That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair. [1913 Webster] The private concerns of fanilies. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment. [1913 Webster] Mysterious secrets… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Concern — may refer to: Worry, an emotion Concern (business), a German type of group company Concern (computer science), an abstract concept about program behavior Concern Worldwide, an Irish charity Concerned, a webcomic parodying the video game Half Life …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 concern — [n1] business, responsibility affair, burden, care, charge, company, corporation, deportment, entanglement, enterprise, establishment, field, firm, house, interest, involvement, job, jungle*, matter, megacorp*, mission, multinational, occupation …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 concern — [kən sʉrn′] vt. [ME concernen < ML concernere, to perceive, have regard to, fig. use of LL concernere, to sift, mix, as in a sieve < L com , with + cernere, to sift, hence perceive, comprehend: see CRISIS] 1. to have a relation to or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Concern — Con*cern , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concerned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concerning}.] [F. concerner, LL. concernere to regard, concern, fr. L. concernere to mix or mingle together, as in a sieve for separating; con + cernere to separate, sift, distinguish… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 concern — I (business establishment) noun business, company, corporation, establishment, firm, house, institution, organization associated concepts: partnership, proprietorship II (interest) noun anxiety, attention, care, concernment, consequen …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 concern — (v.) early 15c., perceive, distinguish, also refer to, relate to, from M.Fr. concerner, from M.L. concernere concern, touch, belong to, figurative use of L.L. concernere to sift, mix, as in a sieve, from L. com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + cernere …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 Concern — Con*cern , v. i. To be of importance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which to deny concerns more than avails. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Concern — (engl., spr. konßörn), Handelsgeschäft, industrielles Unternehmen, Handelshaus, Firma …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 concern — I n. interest apprehension 1) to arouse, cause, give concern 2) to express, voice; feel; show concern 3) considerable, deep, grave, serious; growing; national; overriding; particular; primary; public concern 4) an object of concern 5) concern… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 concern — con|cern1 W1S1 [kənˈsə:n US ə:rn] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(worry)¦ 2¦(something important)¦ 3¦(feeling for somebody)¦ 4 somebody s concern 5 not somebody s concern/none of somebody s concern 6¦(business)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(WORRY)¦ a) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 concern — con|cern1 [ kən sɜrn ] noun *** ▸ 1 feeling of worry ▸ 2 something you think important ▸ 3 feeling you care for someone ▸ 4 a responsibility ▸ 5 a business ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 concern */*/*/ — I UK [kənˈsɜː(r)n] / US [kənˈsɜrn] noun Word forms concern : singular concern plural concerns 1) a) [uncountable] a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue concern about/over/at: Many… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 concern — [[t]kənsɜ͟ː(r)n[/t]] ♦ concerns, concerning, concerned 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N prep, N that Concern is worry about a situation. The European Community has expressed concern about reports of political violence in Africa... The move follows growing… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 concern — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 feeling of worry ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, deep, grave, great, serious ▪ growing, mounting ▪ genuine …

    Collocations dictionary


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