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concretenoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɒŋ.kriːt/ us   /ˈkɑːn.kriːt/
B2 a very hard building material made by mixing together cement, sand, small stones, and water: reinforced concrete a concrete floor/path a grey concrete building

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concreteverb [T]

uk   /ˈkɒŋ.kriːt/ us   /ˈkɑːn.kriːt/ UK

concreteadjective

uk   /ˈkɒŋ.kriːt/ us   /ˈkɑːn.kriːt/
C1 clear and certain, or real and existing in a form that can be seen or felt: They think she killed her husband, but they have no concrete evidence. We have a general idea of what we want, but nothing concrete at the moment.

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

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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.
(Definition of concrete from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “concrete”
in Korean 콘크리트…
in Arabic خَرَسانة…
in Malaysian konkrit, pejal…
in French en béton, concret…
in Russian бетон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混凝土…
in Italian calcestruzzo…
in Turkish beton…
in Polish beton…
in Spanish hormigón, concreto, revestir de hormigón…
in Vietnamese cụ thể, xác định cụ thể…
in Portuguese concreto…
in Thai ทำจากคอนกรีต, ที่เป็นรูปธรรม…
in German Beton-…, konkret…
in Catalan formigó…
in Japanese コンクリート…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混凝土…
in Indonesian beton, konkret…
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“concrete” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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