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concern /kənˈsɜːn $ -ɜːrn/ noun
concern verb [transitive]

شرکت ، بنگاه ، ربط ، بستگی ، بابت ، مربوط بودن به ، (بصورت اسم مفعول) دلواپس کردن ، (م.م). نگران بودن ، اهمیت داشتن ، قانون ـ فقه: بنگاه ، بازرگانی: واحد اقتصادی
مهندسی صنایع: درگیر بودن ، سروکار داشتن ، سر و کله زدن

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- worry, anxiety, apprehension, burden, care, disquiet, distress
- importance, bearing, interest, relevance
- business, affair, interest, job, responsibility, task
- business, company, corporation, enterprise, establishment, firm, organization
- worry, bother, disquiet, distress, disturb, make anxious, perturb, trouble
- be relevant to, affect, apply to, bear on, interest, involve, pertain to, regard, touch
Antonyms: unconcern
Contrasted words: aloofness, incuriousness, indifference
Related Words: faltering, irresolution, apprehension, misgiving, inquietude, suspense, attention, consideration, thoughtfulness
English Thesaurus: worry, concern, troubles, cares, hang-up, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. concern1 S1 W1 /kənˈsɜːn $ -ɜːrn/ noun
[Word Family: verb: concern; noun: concern; adjective: concernedunconcerned]

a) [uncountable] a feeling of worry about something important:
The recent rise in crime is a matter of considerable public concern.
concern for
our concern for human rights
concern about/over/with
the rise of concern about the environment
the growing concern over inflation
concern with worsening law and order
concern that
increased concern that the war could continue for a long time
be a cause for concern/cause concern
The activities of the far right have been a cause for concern for a while now.
In her last days the poet expressed concern for her father.
b) [countable] something that worries you:
One of the concerns that people have is the side effects of treatment.
Education remains the electorate’s main concern.
the concerns expressed by parents

2. SOMETHING IMPORTANT [uncountable and countable] something that is important to you or that involves you:
His main concern is to be able to provide for his family.
concern for
The consumer has become a major concern for this government.
of concern to somebody
topics of concern to television viewers

3. FEELING FOR SOMEBODY [singular, uncountable] a feeling of wanting someone to be happy and healthy:
He was moved by her obvious concern.
concern for
parents’ loving concern for their children

4. sb’s concern if something is your concern, you are responsible for it:
The money side of the business is your concern.

5. not sb’s concern/none of sb’s concern if something is not your concern, you are not interested in it and you do not need to worry about it or become involved in it:
His affairs were none of her concern.

6. BUSINESS [countable] a business or company:
The restaurant is a family concern.
We will continue to run the company as a going concern (=a business that is financially successful).

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. concern2 W3 verb [transitive]
[Word Family: verb: concern; noun: concern; adjective: concernedunconcerned]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: French; Origin: concerner, from Late Latin concernere 'to mix together', from Latin com- ( ⇒ COM-) + cernere 'to sift']

1. [not in passive] if a story, book, report etc concerns someone or something, it is about them:
This study concerns couples’ expectations of marriage.
The report concerns the drug traffic on the Mexican–US border.

In everyday English, people usually say something is about something or, in British English, is/has to do with something, rather than say it concerns something:
The book is about women’s experiences of war.

2. to make someone feel worried or upset:
Issues like food additives do concern me.

3. [not in passive] if an activity, situation, rule etc concerns you, it affects you or involves you:
The tax changes will concern large corporations rather than small businesses.

4. concern yourself with/about something formal to become involved in something because you are interested in it or because it worries you:
He told them not to concern themselves about him.
He loved his wife, and concerned himself with her needs and desires.

5. to whom it may concern an expression written at the beginning of a formal letter when you do not know the name of the person you want to communicate with

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. feeling of worry
ADJ. considerable, deep, grave, great, major, serious | growing, mounting | common, widespread | national, public public concern about increased taxes
VERB + CONCERN feel He felt some concern for her safety.
express, show, voice | cause The lack of firefighting equipment has caused concern.
PREP. in sb's ~ She forgot her own worries in her concern for him.
out of ~ | ~ about/over She expressed her deep concern about conditions at the factory.
~ for Out of concern for her health, we suggested she take a week off work.
PHRASES be of (no) concern to sb Increased use of drugs is of great concern to parents.
(a) cause for concern The president's health is giving serious cause for concern.
a lack of concern I was surprised by her lack of concern.
a matter of concern Stress at work is a matter of concern to staff and management.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. sth that worries/affects you
ADJ. chief, main, major, overriding, paramount, primary What are your main concerns as a writer?
common a common concern for new parents
PHRASES be none of sb's concern How much we paid is none of your concern.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. affect/involve
ADV. directly
PREP. in Everyone who was directly concerned in (= had some responsibility for) the incident has now resigned.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. worry sb
ADV. a lot, really It really concerns me that he doesn't eat properly.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


cause concern
The announcement will cause concern in the Middle East.
feel concern
A lot of people felt some concern about the proposal.
express concern
Police officials expressed concern about robberies, which have increased by 23%.
voice concern formal (=express concern)
Some people have voiced concern about the state of the president's health.
raise concerns formal
The incident has raised concerns over safety at the power station.
be of concern
Of course, this is of great concern to parents.
be a cause for concern
Rising global temperatures are a cause for serious concern.
be a matter of concern
Elderly people in particular feel that crime is a matter of concern for them.
amid concern that/over something (=because there is concern about something)
Shares fell slightly amid concern that the economy is slowing.
great/serious/considerable concern
The spread of the disease is an issue of considerable concern.
grave concern (=very great concern)
This disagreement was a matter of grave concern to the US.
a real/genuine concern
Pensions are a genuine concern to many people.
a particular concern
Noise is a particular concern of those living near the airport.
growing/mounting concern
Growing concern has been expressed over the pollution of the North Sea.
a common concern (=one that many people share)
Rising food prices are a common concern.
public concern (=felt by the public)
Public concern about the destruction of the rain forests could harm the timber business.
national concern
The lack of good cheap public transport is a matter of national concern.
widespread concern
There seems to be widespread concern about the state of our hospitals.
somebody's main/biggest concern
My main concern is my children.
somebody's primary/chief/principal concern
The president said his primary concern was the welfare of the American people.
somebody's central concern
Our organization's central concern is to help people at all levels of society.
somebody's overriding concern (=much more important than anything else)
An artist's overriding concern is to achieve the highest standard possible.
somebody's only/sole concern
Rick's only concern was having a good time at the weekend.
somebody's present/immediate concern
Her two immediate concerns were to find a home and a job.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: As far as I concern, the cost of the repair is not my responsibility.
GOOD: As far as I'm concerned, the cost of the repair is not my responsibility.

Usage Note:
as far as sb/sth is concerned : 'As far as my parents are concerned, I'm free to come whenever I like.' 'As far as the law is concerned, you are innocent until proven guilty.' 'As far as your grammar is concerned, you seem to be having a problem with tenses.'

BAD: You should concern more about your health.
GOOD: You should be more concerned about your health.
BAD: There are far more serious things to concern about.
GOOD: There are far more serious things to be concerned about.

Usage Note:
be concerned about sth (= be worried or anxious): 'The government is becoming increasingly concerned about the rising level of unemployment.' 'The manager is naturally very concerned about the recent spate of injuries.'

BAD: The first chapter is concerned about the disposal of nuclear waste.
GOOD: The first chapter is concerned with the disposal of nuclear waste.
GOOD: The first chapter concerns the disposal of nuclear waste.

Usage Note:
be concerned with sth OR concern sth = (of a book, film, essay etc) be about a particular subject: 'The article is concerned with recent developments in primary education.'

BAD: Some dentists are more concerned in earning money than doing a good job.
GOOD: Some dentists are more concerned with earning money than doing a good job.

Usage Note:
be concerned with (doing ) sth = be interested in: 'We should be more concerned with re-educating criminals than punishing them.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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