noun Date: 1610 1. something in which one is concerned 2. importance, consequence 3. archaic involvement, participation 4. solicitude, anxiety

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  • concernment — index concern (interest), importance, significance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • concernment — [kənsʉrn′mənt] n. Rare concern; specif., a) an affair; matter b) importance c) worry; anxiety …   English World dictionary

  • concernment — /keuhn serrn meuhnt/, n. 1. importance or moment: a matter of concernment to all voters. 2. relation or bearing. 3. anxiety or solicitude. 4. a thing in which one is involved or interested. 5. interest; participation; involvement. [1600 10;… …   Universalium

  • concernment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The fact of being related to the matter at hand: applicability, application, appositeness, bearing, germaneness, materiality, pertinence, pertinency, relevance, relevancy. See RELEVANT. 2. The quality or state of… …   English dictionary for students

  • concernment — n. significance, importance; involvement; worry, anxiety …   English contemporary dictionary

  • concernment — noun archaic importance. ↘a matter of interest or importance …   English new terms dictionary

  • concernment — con·cern·ment …   English syllables

  • concernment — con•cern•ment [[t]kənˈsɜrn mənt[/t]] n. 1) importance or moment 2) relation or bearing 3) anxiety or solicitude 4) a thing in which one is involved or interested 5) interest; involvement • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • concernment — /kənˈsɜnmənt/ (say kuhn sernmuhnt) noun 1. importance or moment. 2. interest or participation. 3. relation or bearing. 4. anxiety or solicitude. 5. a concern or affair. 6. Obsolete a thing in which one is concerned …   Australian English dictionary

  • concernment — n. formal 1 an affair or business. 2 importance. 3 (often foll. by with) a state of being concerned; anxiety …   Useful english dictionary

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