- The student chose law as his concentration.
- a concentration of wealth in the merchant class
- The ozone concentration in the lower stratosphere has declined.
All that noise is disturbing my concentration.
The job required her full concentration.
When you're tired it's easy to lose your concentration.
There was a concentration on ethics within the agency.
There is a concentration of wealth in the cities.
He objects to the concentration of power in the hands of a few rich men.
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: the ability to give your attention or thought to a single object or activity : the ability to concentrate
: the act of giving your attention to a single object or activity
: a large amount of something in one place
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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