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concern

noun
 
 
/kənˈsɜːn/
WORRY [C, U] B2 a feeling of worry about something, or the thing that is worrying you: I have concerns about his health.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
IMPORTANT THING [C, U] B2 something that involves or affects you or is important to you: Our primary concern is safety.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
BUSINESS [C] a company or business: The perfume factory was a family concern.Businesses and enterprises
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