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concern

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1 a commercial or industrial activity or organization
  • several banking concerns in the area
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care, concern, solicitude, anxiety, worry mean a troubled or engrossed state of mind or the thing that causes this. care implies oppression of the mind weighed down by responsibility or disquieted by apprehension.
    • a face worn by years of care
concern implies a troubled state of mind because of personal interest, relation, or affection.
    • crimes caused concern in the neighborhood
solicitude implies great concern and connotes either thoughtful or hovering attentiveness toward another.
    • acted with typical maternal solicitude
anxiety stresses anguished uncertainty or fear of misfortune or failure.
    • plagued by anxiety and self-doubt
worry suggests fretting over matters that may or may not be real cause for anxiety.
    • financial worries

concern

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1 to have (something) as a subject matter
  • The book concerns the voyages of Arctic explorer Matthew Henson.
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have to do with

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2 to be the business or affair of
  • the problems of air and water pollution that concern all of us
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3 to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy
  • We were greatly concerned by reports that yet another previously unknown virus is now posing a threat.
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