Definition of concentrated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkänsənˌtrādəd/


1Wholly directed to one thing; intense: a concentrated campaign
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  • Predictably Ireland were much more driven in the second half, their teamwork more concentrated and intense and the Swiss were forced deeper and deeper into defence.
  • What was most memorable about Harlem was the waitress, who flirted with concentrated, wilful intensity, a sort of Mata Hari with a tray.
  • He chose poetry a little away from the elegant tradition of Petrarch, often with many more emotional words, and this allowed him to develop a more concentrated and intense musical style.
strenuous, concerted, intensive, intense
informal all-out
2(Of a substance or solution) present in a high proportion relative to other substances; having had water or other diluting agent removed or reduced: concentrated fruit juice
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  • Subsequent adsorption from a less concentrated solution of DOPC and DDM increases the fraction of DOPC in the layer.
  • Further investigation of mechanisms of atypical liver necrosis after concentrated acetic acid ingestion is needed.
  • Dry crystals and concentrated solutions are caustic.
condensed, reduced, evaporated, thickened;
undiluted, strong



Example sentences
  • The boy stood there for a moment, staring concentratedly at the road behind him, where Rachel had seen him shoot out from.
  • It is one of the few documents which shows him concentratedly at work on a single philosophical issue.
  • The length of the pieces raises the question whether anyone can listen concentratedly to them throughout.

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Syllabification: con·cen·trat·ed

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