hy·​per·​con·​cen·​tra·​tion ˌhī-pər-ˌkän(t)-sən-ˈtrā-shən How to pronounce hyperconcentration (audio)
variants or hyper-concentration
plural hyperconcentrations or hyper-concentrations
: intense or excessive concentration
… beyond these direct economic effects, today's hyperconcentration of income threatens our economy through our political system.Jacob Hacker and Nate Loewentheil

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyperconcentration was in 1897

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“Hyperconcentration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperconcentration. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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