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verb [transitive] concern pronunciation in British English /kənˈsɜː(r)n/
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present tense
present participleconcerning
past tenseconcerned
past participleconcerned
  1. 1
    [never passive] to worry someone
    It concerns me that these people are not getting the support they need.
    We want to know about the issues that concern you, the voters.
  2. 2
    [never passive] to be about a particular subject
    The story concerns a man who was a friend of mine.
  3. 3
    [never progressive] to involve or affect someone
    My past doesn’t concern you.
    These changes concern everyone who has children of school age.
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