Definition of concenter in English:


Pronunciation /kənˈsentər/ /kənˈsɛntər/

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transitive verb

[with object]
  • 1Concentrate (something) in a small space or area.

    ‘the property of this country is concentered in a very few hands’
    • ‘The property of this country is absolutely concentred in a very few hands, having revenues of from half a million of guineas a year downwards.’
    • ‘But his favours to three thousand were concentered in one body.’
    • ‘Why do tertiary alcohols react faster with concentred hydrochloric acid than do secondary or primary alcohol?’
    • ‘TALDIS is an Alibaba supplier that manufactures Tomato Paste, Double Concentred Tomato Paste in Morocco.’
    collect, gather, congregate, draw together, converge, mass, cluster, rally
    1. 1.1no object Come together or collect at a common center.
      ‘his thoughts concenter there monotonously’
      • ‘Some dissatisfaction turns his meditation into what Charles Berger calls the ‘dark countersong’ of a ‘counter-sublime’, as it questions the relation between ‘concentred self’ and Other, between particular and general.’
      • ‘Penn's letter, of 1683, to the Free Society of Traders, sufficiently intimates the cause of its location there, showing that Penn expected business to concentre there.’
      • ‘The fury of the battle seemed to concentre there, and through the time-worn walls the shot was plunging, splintering the planks and beams, and shivering the stone foundation.’
    2. 1.2archaic Bring (two or more things) toward a common center.
      • ‘a passion in which soul and body were concentered’


Late 16th century from French concentrer, from Latin con- ‘together’ + centrum ‘center’.