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concernment

[ kuhn-surn-muhnt ]
/ kənˈsɜrn mənt /
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noun

importance or moment: a matter of concernment to all voters.
relation or bearing.
anxiety or solicitude.
a thing in which one is involved or interested.
interest; participation; involvement.

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Origin of concernment

First recorded in 1600–10; concern + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM concernment

pre·con·cern·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for concernment

concernment
/ (kənˈsɜːnmənt) /

noun

rare affair or business; concern
archaic a matter of importance
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