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"concerned" in British English

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concernedadjective

uk   /kənˈsɜːnd/ us   /kənˈsɝːnd/
  • concerned adjective (WORRIED)

B2 worried: I'm a bit concerned about/for your health. [+ (that)] Aren't you concerned (that) she might tell someone? [+ to infinitive] He was concerned to hear that two of his trusted workers were leaving. Concerned parents have complained about the dangerous playground.

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  • concerned adjective (INVOLVED)

C2 [after verb] involved in something or affected by it: I'd like to thank everyone concerned for making the occasion run so smoothly. It was quite a shock for all/everyone concerned. Her job is something concerned with computers. I'm not very good where money is concerned (= when dealing with money).
as far as sb is concerned
B2 in a particular person's opinion: As far as I'm concerned, feng shui doesn't work.
as far as sth is concerned
B2 if we are discussing or thinking about a particular thing: As far as unemployment's concerned, a change of policy on job creation would be a good idea.
be concerned with sth/sb
C1 to be about a particular thing or person: Today's lesson is concerned with punctuation.

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(Definition of concerned from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"concerned" in American English

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concernedadjective

us   /kənˈsɜrnd/
  • concerned adjective (WORRIED)

troubled with feelings of anxiety: Sarah is very concerned about your safety.
  • concerned adjective (INVOLVED)

[not gradable] involved or involving: They say that free trade will benefit all concerned. Her job is only concerned with costs and fees.
(Definition of concerned from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“concerned” in British English

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