[kon-sen-ter, kuh n-]


[kon-sen-ter, kuh n-]
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to bring or converge to a common center; concentrate.
Also especially British, con·cen·tre.

Origin of concenter

1585–95; < Middle French concentrer, equivalent to con- con- + centrer to center Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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US concenter

  1. to converge or cause to converge on a common centre; concentrate

Word Origin for concentre

C16: from French concentrer; see concentrate
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