concentrate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒnsəntreɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑnsənˌtreɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(konsən trāt′)


Inflections of 'concentrate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
concentrates
v 3rd person singular
concentrating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
concentrated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
concentrated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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concentrate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. I'm trying to concentrate
  2. concentrate on the [problem, exam, project]
  3. concentrate on your [work, school]
  4. can't concentrate (with all of the)
  5. concentrate in school
  6. concentrate at [school, work, home]
  7. (can't) concentrate for [a long time, an hour]
  8. can't concentrate on anything
  9. concentrate [hard, fully]
  10. concentrate [hard] on the [task, job]
  11. concentrate on making
  12. concentrate their [efforts, attention, resources] to
  13. concentrate the [mixture, substance, juice]
  14. concentrated by [evaporation, centrifugation, filtration]
  15. concentrated at the [bottom, top]
  16. concentrated near the [bottom]
  17. the [data, statistics, numbers] are concentrated around
  18. the population concentrated in [cities, towns, rural areas]
n
  1. [juice, mineral] concentrate
  2. [apple, pear, orange] juice concentrate
  3. contains [five, 10] percent concentrate
  4. (not) [made, produced] from concentrate
  5. (not) [made] with concentrate
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