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concerned

adjective uk   /kənˈsɜːnd/ us    /-ˈsɝːnd/

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.

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 is a load of rubbish. 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 government 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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