Definition of 'concentration'
Example sentences containing 'concentration'
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He can play off either foot and has strong powers of concentration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The high concentration of toxic gases underground is hampering the rescue attempt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Others would lose concentration or try to bring about victory too quickly, but not Trott. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'm pleased to see my players with great concentration, great focus and great will to continue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We manufacture chemical weapons detection devices for the US military, and those need to detect at concentrations measured in parts per billion. Computing (2010)The largest concentration of service industries are found in urban areas. Geography Basic Facts (1983)We should have made it two or three but one lapse of concentration cost us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your powers of concentration are strong so you can be first to spot opportunities. The Sun (2014)The area of concentration it decided on was household appliances. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The railroads spurred regional concentration of industry and an increase in the size of business units. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)They say it boosts concentration and attention span. The Sun (2008)The concentration on high politics can obscure social and economic contexts. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)We will need perfect concentration for this game. The Sun (2012)Thus they are tested usually at much higher concentrations than those encountered during normal exposure. E For Additives (1987)They will not succeed in their aim to make us lose our concentration. The Sun (2013) Large concentrations of habitation and industry emerge in vivid colour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But one lapse of concentration has cost us. The Sun (2014)This concentration of power has undoubted advantages. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The area has a concentration of older properties that have poor insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One dead bird had a high concentration of ethanol in its liver. The Sun (2012)They play some great football but they do usually have lapses in concentration in each game. The Sun (2015)When the camera pans away in an aerial shot, the sheer concentration of wildlife is overwhelming. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can do it, but it takes attention and concentration. Training with N.L.P. (1994)The pH of a solution is a measure of its hydrogen ion concentration and hence of its acidity. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Many people who are susceptible to chemicals are also affected by tobacco smoke, which can reach a heavy concentration in some offices. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)They seem to be triggering a global decline in stratospheric ozone concentrations, but as of now there is no absolute proof that they are. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)
Trends of 'concentration'
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Translations for 'concentration'
British English: concentration /ˌkɒnsənˈtreɪʃən/ NOUN
Concentration on something involves giving all your attention to it.
We lost concentration and missed the goal.
- American English: concentration
- Arabic: تَرْكِيز
- Brazilian Portuguese: concentração
- Chinese: 集合
- Croatian: koncentracija
- Czech: soustředěnost
- Danish: koncentration
- Dutch: concentratie
- European Spanish: concentración mental
- Finnish: keskittyminen
- French: concentration
- German: Konzentration Geistig
- Greek: συγκέντρωση
- Italian: concentrazione
- Japanese: 集中
- Korean: 집중
- Norwegian: konsentrasjon
- Polish: koncentracja
- European Portuguese: concentração
- Romanian: concentrare
- Russian: концентрация
- Spanish: concentración
- Swedish: koncentration
- Thai: การตั้งใจ
- Turkish: yoğunlaşma
- Ukrainian: концентрація
- Vietnamese: sự tập trung
Definition of concentration from the Collins English Dictionary
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