Definitions

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  • v. To come together at a common centre.
  • v. To bring together at a common centre.
  • v. To condense, to concentrate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See concenter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions

Etymologies

con- +‎ centre (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A elle seule, cette ville de quelques milliers d'habitants concentre tous les maux d'un peuple: pauvreté, chômage, pollution, sous-développement économique, manque d'équipements et d'infrastructures, répression policière.

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  • By the way, ladies (and guys wandering through the kitchen!) -- en France, evaporated milk is "lait concentre, non sucre".

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • Sweetened condensed milk (or Eagle milk, if you are my grandmother) is "lait concentre sucre"

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • In the ruin of the family, all hopes concentre in him.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • The 'lait concentre' worked fine -- although I'm sure yours with creme fraiche was rich and gorgeous.

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • Sweetened condensed milk or Eagle milk, if you are my grandmother is "lait concentre sucre"

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • Whatever turns the soul inward on itself, tends to concentre its forces, and to fit it for greater and stronger flights of science.

    On the Sublime and Beautiful

  • Bon a dire vrai je n'ai jamais eu de truc vraiment grave alors la je me retrouve avec un truc qui quand meme m'empeche de respirer alors forcement des que l'occasion fait que j'entends ma respiration, je me concentre dessus, je prends conscience que je respire mal, j'angoisse, j'etouffe et hop crise de panique!

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  • Ne serait-ce que parce que je me concentre maintenant sur la formation à la didactique de l'histoire nécessité de moins me disperser, si cela est possible…

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  • En plus Bertrand m'a appelé sur le chemin alors fallait que je me concentre sur mes pieds et la conversation!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

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