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English definition of “concentrated”


adjective [before noun] (GIVING ATTENTION)    /ˈkɒn.sən.treɪ.tɪd/ US  /ˈkɑːn.sən.treɪ.t̬ɪd/
using a lot of effort to succeed at one particular thing: The company is making a concentrated effort to broaden its market.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
(Definition of concentrated adjective (GIVING ATTENTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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