Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
Many people expressed concern over moves to restore the death penalty.
There's a lot of public concern about modern farming methods.
There is some concern that the country may slide into civil war.
Many people have voiced concern over the proposed changes in the law.
Her doctor said her condition was causing concern.
There is growing concern about the safety of cell phones.
The issue of alcohol-related crime is becoming a matter of great concern.
My only concern is to find my daughter.
Our primary concern is to give our clients a professional service.
His private life is no concern of ours.
This is the American English definition of concern. View British English definition of concern.
a part of an atom that moves around the nucleus (=centre) and has a negative electrical charge
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog