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English definition of “concern”

concern

verb [T] (INVOLVE)   /kənˈsɜrn/
to involve someone or something; have to do with: This is an issue that should concern everyone. If a story concerns a particular subject, it tells a story about that subject: The novel concerns the daily life of a family living in a trailer.
(Definition of concern verb (INVOLVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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