concrete

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒŋkriːt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(konkrēt, kong-, kon krēt, kong- for 110, 11, 14, 15; kon krēt, kong- for 12, 13)


Inflections of 'concrete' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
concretes
v 3rd person singular
concreting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
concreted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
concreted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

concrete

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [decorative, stressed, hardened] concrete
  2. a [ton, wheelbarrow, slab, block, pallet] of concrete
  3. [make, manufacture, produce] concrete
  4. [covered, reinforced, built, layered] with concrete
  5. use concrete to [hold, protect, build, cover]
  6. lay a [path, surface] with concrete
  7. built with concrete and [steel]
  8. pour concrete for the [foundation, driveway]
  9. waiting for the concrete to [harden, set]
  10. write your [name, initials] in the wet concrete
  11. Be careful. The concrete is still wet.
  12. [steel, asphalt, cement, bricks] and concrete
  13. The [policies, terms, conditions, dates] are set in concrete.
  14. Nothing is set in concrete.
  15. is not set in concrete (yet)
n as adj
  1. (reinforced) concrete [construction, buildings, structures]
  2. a concrete [floor, wall, barrier, stairway]
  3. concrete [blocks, slabs]
  4. living in a concrete jungle
  5. a concrete [truck, mixer]
  6. concrete products
adj
  1. [need, look for, find] concrete proof (of)
  2. is concrete proof of their [innocence, guilt, sincerity]
  3. for no concrete reason
  4. [give, need, offer] concrete [ideas, proposals]
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