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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·cern v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concerned p. pr. & vb. n. Concerning.]
 1. To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
    Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ.   --Acts xxviii. 31.
    Our wars with France have affected us in our most tender interests, and concerned us more than those with any other nation.   --Addison.
 It much concerns a preacher first to learn
 The genius of his audience and their turn.   --Dodsley.
    Ignorant, so far as the usual instruction is concerned.   --J. F. Cooper.
 2. To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
    They think themselves out the reach of Providence, and no longer concerned to solicit his favor.   --Rogers.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·cerned a.  Disturbed; troubled; solicitous; as, to be much concerned for the safety of a friend.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents
             of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the
             future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the
             task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a
             small child" [ant: unconcerned]
      2: involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in;
         "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which
         three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise
         and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to
         discuss the business" [syn: interested]
      3: in relation (or in regard) to; especially as in the phrases;
         "as far as x is concerned"; "where x is concerned"
      4: culpably involved; "all those concerned in the bribery case
         have been identified"; "named three officials implicated
         in the plot"; "an innocent person implicated by
         circumstances in a crime" [syn: implicated]