concentration · noun /ˌkɑn.sənˈtreɪ.ʃən/Full view
Nouns: concentration
Adjectives: concentrated
Verbs: concentrate
concentration (THOUGHT)
B2 U the ability to think carefully about something you are doing and nothing else
Dictionary examples:

The noise outside made concentration difficult.

There was a look of intense concentration on her face.

I find that yoga improves my powers of concentration.

I found it hard to follow what the teacher was saying, and eventually I lost concentration.

Learner example:

First of all, in my opinion, watching a film is more relaxing, because you don't have to concentrate to[o] much on it. You only have to watch the screen, while books require more concentration. (First Certificate in English; B2; Italian)

concentration (LARGE AMOUNT)
C2 C or U a large number or amount of something in the same place
Dictionary example:

high concentrations of minerals

Learner example:

Again, we may need to think about [the] implementation of more strict regulations related to the concentration of toxic chemicals in exhausts. (International English Language Testing System; C2; Turkish)

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