Definition of 'concern'
Video: pronunciation of 'concern'
Example sentences containing 'concern'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Concerns are running high about the potential cost of existing reforms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also concern about local businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their biggest concerns were about what other teams were doing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then contact the company concerned and demand the situation is sorted. The Sun (2016)There have been concerns that people may plead guilty simply to avoid going to court. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Senior managers are concerned about the risk of copies being made. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have serious concerns for his safety and wellbeing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's natural and not necessarily something to get overly concerned about. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Experts say shoppers will put Brexit concerns to one side to splurge on the festive season. The Sun (2016)One favourite story concerned a trip to a riding school in Hyde Park with his daughters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What crimes are people most concerned about? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The two concerns must be one and the same. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)The pair were reunited at a when crowd behaviour is again cause for concern. The Sun (2007)The story identifies concerns which inform the themes of the book. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Patient groups also voiced concerns about the security of online medical records. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It concerns two detectives who attempt to crack a complex bank heist. The Sun (2010)This entire book has been concerned in large part with the impact of globalization on social change. Sociology (1995)They had been suspended amid safety concerns. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The most interesting conversation concerns the back row. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fact her main concern was my personal happiness made all the difference. The Sun (2011)The only cause for concern was the fit of her extremely tight dress. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is the real cause for concern about public expenditure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Concerns over running out of oil and gas have disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His concerns in economic theory grew out of his practical business concerns. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)We are concerned to get as many people as possible thinking about adoption and fostering. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Weight is obviously a big concern for most jockeys. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Contact the company concerned and make it clear in your letter that it is a complaint. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How could we run our great industrial concerns? Anti-Ice (1993)Your concerns are important and you should hold your head teacher to account. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two previous inquiry chiefs stepped down over concerns they may know some of the accused. The Sun (2015)The natural caesarean is intended to address this concern. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were genuine concerns about his making a full recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These findings show that the public share our concern as well. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two royal colleges warned yesterday that patients were at risk because concerns about care were often suppressed by senior managers. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Chapter 3 is concerned with this conflict. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)
Trends of 'concern'
Extremely Common. concern is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'concern'
British English: concern /kənˈsɜːn/ NOUN
Concern is worry about a situation.
The group has expressed concern about reports of political violence in the country.
- American English: concern
- Arabic: اِهْتِمام
- Brazilian Portuguese: preocupação
- Chinese: 关心
- Croatian: briga
- Czech: obava
- Danish: bekymring
- Dutch: bezorgdheid
- European Spanish: preocupación
- Finnish: huoli
- French: souci inquiétude
- German: Besorgnis
- Greek: ανησυχία
- Italian: preoccupazione
- Japanese: 心配
- Korean: 걱정
- Norwegian: bekymring
- Polish: niepokój
- European Portuguese: preocupação
- Romanian: preocupare
- Russian: беспокойство
- Spanish: preocupación
- Swedish: bekymmer
- Thai: ความกังวล
- Turkish: ilgi kaygı
- Ukrainian: занепокоєння
- Vietnamese: sự lo lắng
Definition of concern from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Smarter tech can be a game-changer for those with different needs
Improving accessibility when banking is a key focus this year, here are some of ways tech is helping make managing money easier for everyone.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.