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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

Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Abraham Lincoln

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.

I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it.
Albert Einstein

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Abraham Lincoln

Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Albert Einstein
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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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