be concentrated

idiom

: to be mainly found (in a place)
The population is concentrated near the coast.
Power was concentrated in the hands of a few rich men.

Examples of be concentrated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The small fish seem to be concentrated near the Farallon Islands west of San Francisco. Christian Thorsberg, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 May 2024 In Maricopa County, which has some of the worst air pollution in the country, PM 2.5 levels tend to be concentrated in west and south Phoenix. The Arizona Republic, 26 Mar. 2024 Meteorologists will conduct surveys Wednesday and focus on the Interstate 70 corridor between the Dayton metro area and the Columbus metro area where the damage appears to be concentrated. Chad Murphy, The Enquirer, 28 Feb. 2024 Where height is necessary, those taller buildings will be concentrated along Wolfe Road and Interstate 280 and be separated from the existing residential neighborhoods nearby. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 20 Feb. 2024 Now that the thousands of skiers expected in northern Wisconsin will be concentrated in a much smaller space, several scheduling and logistical changes were made. Forum News Service, Twin Cities, 13 Feb. 2024 The divide also shows up in job postings by work arrangements, where work-from-home roles tend to be concentrated in white-collar jobs compared to more hands-on blue-collar work. Brian Cheung, NBC News, 9 Dec. 2023 Within countries, productivity growth is likely to be concentrated in white-collar jobs rather than blue-collar jobs because of generative AI’s particular impact on the knowledge economy. James Manyika and Michael Spence, Foreign Affairs, 24 Oct. 2023 Unlike the total solar eclipse in 2017, when visitors were expected across Oregon, tourism officials are expecting crowds this year to be concentrated in one part of the state: Klamath County. Jamie Hale, oregonlive, 19 Sep. 2023

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“Be concentrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20concentrated. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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