con·​cen·​trat·​ed ˈkän(t)-sən-ˌtrā-təd How to pronounce concentrated (audio)
: rich in respect to a particular or essential element : made less dilute or diffuse
concentrated sulfuric acid
concentrated orange juice
: contained or existing or happening together in a small or narrow space or area : not spread out
a highly concentrated beam of light
: intense, intensive
a job requiring hours of concentrated effort
ˈkän(t)-sən-ˌtrā-təd-lē How to pronounce concentrated (audio)
Here is Savage working concentratedly on his new, long poem … Richard Holmes

Examples of concentrated in a Sentence

a concentrated mixture of lemonade and iced tea when you get a private conference with that financial adviser, you get nothing but his concentrated attention
Recent Examples on the Web Cherry juice is more concentrated than cherries themselves and may provide certain benefits. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health, 3 June 2024 The vast majority of the stores on the list are in California, with most concentrated in Southern California. Jacqueline Pinedo, Sacramento Bee, 30 May 2024 Trump’s declines have been a little more concentrated in his demographic and political base. Craig Gilbert, Journal Sentinel, 21 May 2024 As of July 1, 2023, individuals 21 and older can legally use, possess and consume up to 1.5 ounces of cannabis flower, 12 grams of concentrated cannabis, or a total amount of cannabis products that does not exceed 750 mg of THC in Maryland. Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 16 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for concentrated 

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Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of concentrated was in 1652

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“Concentrated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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