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concretenoun [U]

 us   /ˈkɑn·krit, kɑnˈkrit/

concrete noun [U] (HARD MATERIAL)

a very hard building material made by mixing together cement (= powdered substance), sand, small stones, and water: concrete steps

concreteadjective

 us   /ˈkɑn·krit, kɑnˈkrit/

concrete adjective (CERTAIN)

based on sure facts or existing things rather than guesses or theories: Police have no concrete evidence linking him to the crime. We have not yet received a concrete proposal. English If a statement, argument, or discussion is concrete, it is based on actual things and particular examples.
Translations of “concrete”
in Arabic خَرَسانة…
in Korean 콘크리트…
in Malaysian konkrit, pejal…
in French en béton, concret…
in Turkish beton…
in Italian calcestruzzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混凝土…
in Russian бетон…
in Polish beton…
in Vietnamese cụ thể, xác định cụ thể…
in Spanish de hormigón, concreto…
in Portuguese concreto…
in Thai ทำจากคอนกรีต, ที่เป็นรูปธรรม…
in German Beton-…, konkret…
in Catalan formigó…
in Japanese コンクリート…
in Indonesian beton, konkret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混凝土…
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