Meaning of “concentrate” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /ˈkɒnsəntreɪt/

B1 [ I ] to think very carefully about something you are doing and nothing else:

Be quiet - I'm trying to concentrate.
I can't concentrate on my work. It's too noisy here.
be concentrated around/in/on, etc

to be present in large numbers or amounts in a particular area:

Most of the fighting was concentrated in the mountains.

(Definition of “concentrate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)