1 something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
2 an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction" [syn: care, fear]
3 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" [syn: business, business concern, business organization, business organisation]
4 something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry" [syn: worry, headache, vexation]
5 a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate" [ant: unconcern]
1 have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments" [syn: refer, pertain, relate, come to, bear on, touch, touch on]
- That which affects one's welfare or happiness
- Mark's health was of great concern to Connie.
- The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a
thing or person.
- He placed his hand on his sister's sunburnt legs with great concern.
- A business, firm or enterprise; a company.
- The employees' attitude is really hurting the concern.
that which affects one's welfare or happiness
business, firm or enterprise; a company
- Czech: koncern
- Dutch: aangelegenheid, onderneming
to be of importance to
to make somebody worried
A concern is "a commercial or manufacturing company or establishment: the headquarters of an insurance concern."
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