concern concern  /kən ˈsɜrn/


  1. (n) something that interests you because it is important or affects you
  2. (n) an anxious feeling
  3. (n) a feeling of sympathy for someone or something
  4. (n) something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
  5. (n) a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
  6. (v) be relevant to
  7. (v) be on the mind of


  1. Japan Stocks Extend Selloff on Fed Tightening Concern

    Japanese stocks fell, extending yesterday’s slide, amid concern the Federal Reserve may start reducing stimulus this year.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Asia Stock Futures Indicate Weekly Fall on Fed, China Concern

    Stock futures in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia declined, indicating the regional equities benchmark will extend this week’s slide, amid concern the Federal Reserve will reduce stimulus and as China’s cash crunch worsened.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. UK Law Firm Raises Concern over Road Safety as Government Spending on Accident Prevention is Slashed

    The Accident Advice Helpline expresses concern over the release of information showing that spending on road safety campaigns has been slashed by almost 80% in the last four years. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "So it happened that, in this very year of joy for the sacrament of the priesthood, the sins of priests came to light -- particularly the abuse of the little ones, in which the priesthood, whose task is to manifest God's concern for our good, turns...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: CNN

  2. Mr. Obama added: "When I see violence directed at peaceful protesters, when I see peaceful dissent being suppressed, wherever that takes place, it is of concern to me and it is of concern to the American people. That is not how governments should...
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  3. "When you consider the huge exposure of British pension funds to BP, it starts to become a matter of national concern if a great British company is being continually beaten up on the airwaves," Mr. Johnson told BBC radio's Today program.
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Boris Johnson Source:

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