Definition of concentrated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsntreɪtɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsntreɪtɪd//
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  1. 1showing determination to do something He made a concentrated effort to finish the work on time.
  2. 2(of a substance) made stronger because water or other substances have been removed concentrated orange juice a concentrated solution of salt in water
  3. 3if something exists or happens in a concentrated way, there is a lot of it in one place or at one time concentrated gunfire a widespread distrust of concentrated power and bureaucracies
  4. Extra examples Kate sat up fully, her attention now totally concentrated. Most of the country’s industry is concentrated in the north. The immigrant community is strongly concentrated geographically. The liquid is found in a highly concentrated form. These jobs are disproportionately concentrated in the service sector.
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