concern noun - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “concern”

See all translations

concern

noun
 
 
/kənˈsɜːn/
[C] formal a business or company: Two of the country's largest steel concerns are considering cuts in production. →  See also going concern
[U or C] the fact of feeling worried about something, or something that makes you worry: concern about/over sth There was a lot of public concern over the new legislation. Please raise any concerns regarding this decision with your manager.
(Definition of concern noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of concern?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “concern”

Definitions of “concern” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

extra time

a period of time in a sports game in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More