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concentrate /ˈkɒnsəntreɪt $ ˈkɑːn-/ verb
concentrate noun [uncountable and countable]


غلیظ کردن ، متمرکز شدن اشباع کردن ، سیر کردن ، متمرکز کردن ، تمرکز دادن ، تغلیظ ، علوم مهندسی: غنی کردن ، علوم نظامی: تمرکز اتش تمرکز قوا
concentrate
[verb]
Synonyms:
- focus one's attention on, be engrossed in, put one's mind to, rack one's brains
- focus, bring to bear, centre, cluster, converge
- gather, accumulate, cluster, collect, congregate, huddle
Antonyms: dissipate
Contrasted words: dispel, disperse, attenuate, dilute, extenuate, rarefy, thin, dispense, distribute
Related Words: establish, set, settle, assemble, collect, gather, heap, mass, pile
English Thesaurus: pay attention, concentrate, keep your mind on something, keep your eyes on something, be engrossed in something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. concentrate1 S2 W2 AC /ˈkɒnsəntreɪt $ ˈkɑːn-/ verb
[Word Family: verb: concentrate; noun: concentration; adjective: concentrated]
[Date: 1600-1700; Origin: con- + Latin centrum 'center']

1. [intransitive] to think very carefully about something that you are doing ⇒ concentration:
Now please concentrate.
Adrian was finding it difficult to concentrate.
concentrate on
Be quiet – let me concentrate on my homework.

2. [intransitive and transitive] to be present in large numbers or amounts somewhere, or to cause people or things to be present in large numbers or amounts somewhere ⇒ concentration
concentrate something in/at something
Italian industry is concentrated mainly in the north.
Construction of the aircraft is being concentrated at Prestwick.
concentrate in/at
Women concentrate in a small number of occupations.

3. something concentrates the mind if something concentrates the mind, it makes you think very clearly:
Relaxing in a Jacuzzi concentrates the mind wonderfully.

4. [transitive] to make a substance or liquid stronger by removing some of the water from it ⇒ concentrated
concentrate (something) on something phrasal verb
to give most of your attention or effort to one thing Synonym : focus on:
Doctors are aiming to concentrate more on prevention than cure.
concentrate your efforts/attention/energy/mind etc on something
I’m concentrating my efforts on writing my autobiography.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. concentrate2 noun [uncountable and countable]
a substance or liquid which has been made stronger by removing most of the water from it:
orange juice concentrate

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

concentrate
verb
ADV. fiercely, hard, intently She was sitting at her desk concentrating hard.
fully, properly | mainly, predominantly, primarily | particularly | entirely, exclusively, purely, solely
VERB + CONCENTRATE be unable to, can't, couldn't I tried to work but I found I couldn't concentrate.
be difficult to, be hard to, be impossible to | tend to UK banks tend to concentrate on short-term lending.
try to
PREP. on/upon He concentrated mainly on the flying and spoke very little.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

concentrate
verb
1.
BAD: I am concentrated on both speaking and writing.
GOOD: I am concentrating on both speaking and writing.
BAD: A bus driver has to be concentrated and should not speak to the passengers.
GOOD: A bus driver has to concentrate and should not speak to the passengers.

Usage Note:
concentrate (on sth ) NOT be concentrated : 'How can children concentrate on their homework when they have one eye on the television?'
Compare: 'The juice is then concentrated by a process of evaporation.'

2.
BAD: The teaching tends to concentrate in grammar.
GOOD: The teaching tends to concentrate on grammar.
BAD: I try to concentrate in one subject at a time.
GOOD: I try to concentrate on one subject at a time.

Usage Note:
concentrate on sth (NOT in ): 'She gave up teaching so that she could concentrate on research.'

3.
BAD: I couldn't concentrate myself as there was someone talking.
GOOD: I couldn't concentrate as there was someone talking.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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