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Overview of noun concern

The noun concern has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (21) concern

(something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern")

2. (12) concern, care, fear

(an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction")

3. (4) concern

(a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate")

4. (4) concern, worry, headache, vexation

(something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry")

5. (2) business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation

(a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern")

Overview of verb concern

The verb concern has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (56) refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with

(be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments")

2. (22) concern, interest, occupy, worry

(be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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