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English definition of “concentrate”

concentrate

verb [I or T] (GIVE ATTENTION)    /ˈkɒn.sən.treɪt/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/
B1 to direct your attention or your efforts towards a particular activity, subject, or problem: Come on, concentrate! We haven't got all day to do this. I can't concentrate on my work with all that noise. I find running concentrates the mind (= helps me to think). I'm going to concentrate on my writing for a while. The company is concentrating (its resources) on developing new products.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of concentrate verb (GIVE ATTENTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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