con·​cen·​trat·​ed | \ ˈkän(t)-sən-ˌtrā-təd How to pronounce concentrated (audio) , -ˌsen- \

Definition of concentrated

1 : rich in respect to a particular or essential element : made less dilute or diffuse concentrated sulfuric acid concentrated orange juice
2 : contained or existing or happening together in a small or narrow space or area : not spread out a highly concentrated beam of light
3 : intense, intensive a job requiring hours of concentrated effort

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concentratedly \ ˈkän(t)-​sən-​ˌtrā-​təd-​lē How to pronounce concentrated (audio) , -​ˌsen-​ ; ˌkän(t)-​sən-​ˈtrā-​ \ adverb
Here is Savage working concentratedly on his new, long poem … — Richard Holmes

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First Known Use of concentrated

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of concentrated was in 1652

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“Concentrated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of concentrated

: made stronger or more pure by removing water
: existing or happening together in one place : not spread out
: done in a way that involves a lot of effort and attention

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