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concentrate

[ kon-suhn-treyt ]
/ 藞k蓲n s蓹n藢tre瑟t /
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noun
a concentrated form of something; a product of concentration: a juice concentrate.
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Origin of concentrate

1630鈥40; concentr(ic) + -ate2; compare French concentrer,Italian concentrare

synonym study for concentrate

1. See contract.

OTHER WORDS FROM concentrate

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How to use concentrate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for concentrate

concentrate
/ (藞k蓲ns蓹n藢tre瑟t) /

verb
to come or cause to come to a single purpose or aimto concentrate one's hopes on winning
to make or become denser or purer by the removal of certain elements, esp the solvent of a solution
(tr) to remove rock or sand from (an ore) to make it purer
(intr often foll by on) to bring one's faculties to bear (on); think intensely (about)
noun
a concentrated material or solutiontomato concentrate

Derived forms of concentrate

concentrator, noun

Word Origin for concentrate

C17: back formation from concentration, ultimately from Latin com- same + centrum centre
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