- 1Concentrate (something) in a small space or area: the property of this country is concentred in a very few handsMore example sentences
- The property of this country is absolutely concentred in a very few hands, having revenues of from half a million of guineas a year downwards.
- But his favours to three thousand were concentered in one body.
- Why do tertiary alcohols react faster with concentred hydrochloric acid than do secondary or primary alcohol?
- 1.1 [no object] Come together at a common centre: here the produce of this extensive territory concentresMore example sentences
- Some dissatisfaction turns his meditation into what Charles Berger calls the ‘dark countersong’ of a ‘counter-sublime’, as it questions the relation between ‘concentred self’ and Other, between particular and general.
- Penn's letter, of 1683, to the Free Society of Traders, sufficiently intimates the cause of its location there, showing that Penn expected business to concentre there.
- The fury of the battle seemed to concentre there, and through the time-worn walls the shot was plunging, splintering the planks and beams, and shivering the stone foundation.
late 16th century: from French concentrer, from Latin con- 'together' + centrum 'centre'.
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