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Definition of Concern


  1. To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
  2. To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
  3. To be of importance.
  4. That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair.
  5. That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment.
  6. Interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard; solicitude; anxiety.
  7. Persons connected in business; a firm and its business; as, a banking concern.

Concern Quotations

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII

I'm the only man in the world with a marriage licence made out to whom it may concern.
Mickey Rooney

Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.

The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.
Lyn Nofziger
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Concern Translations

concern in Afrikaans is verkeer
concern in Dutch is aangelegenheid, belang
concern in Finnish is suhtautua
concern in French is concerner, souci, regarder, soin
concern in German is Firma, Sache, betreffen, Besorgnis, Angelegenheit
concern in Latin is sollicitudo, cura, pertineo
concern in Portuguese is interesse
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