US: /ˌkɑnsənˈtɹeɪʃən/
UK: /kˌɒnsəntɹˈe‍ɪʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

concentration /,kɔnsen'treiʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự tập trung; nơi tập trung
      • power of concentration: năng lực tập trung trong tư tưởng
      • concentration camp: trại tập trung
    • (hoá học) sự cô
      • concentration by evaporation: sự cô cạn

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] the ability to direct all your effort and attention on one thing, without thinking of other things: This book requires a great deal of concentration. + Stress and tiredness affect your powers of concentration.
2 [U] ~ (on sth) the process of people directing effort and attention on a particular thing: a need for greater concentration on environmental issues + In his concentration on the job in hand, John allowed his normal vigilance to slip.
3 [C] ~ (of sth) a lot of sth in one place: a concentration of industry in the north of the country
4 [C, U] the amount of a substance in a liquid or in another substance: glucose concentrations in the blood

Collocation dictionary

1 giving all your attention/effort to sth


deep, great, intense | total
a look of total concentration on her face
| poor | exclusive


demand, require
The game requires great concentration.
| lose | break, disturb
Don's voice from outside broke my concentration.




~ on
his concentration on his writing


a lack of concentration, a lapse in/of concentration
One momentary lapse in concentration could prove fatal.
| powers of concentration
She has great powers of concentration for a child her age.

2 large number/amount of sth in one place


great, heavy, high, large
The greatest concentration of traffic is in the city centre.
| low | geographical


increase, rise
The concentration of nitrates in the drinking water has risen in recent years.
| decrease, fall

Concise English dictionary

+(chemistry) the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume (expressed as moles/cubic meter)
+the spatial property of being crowded together
+strengthening the amount of a substance in a unit amount of another substance (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing the other substance
+increase in density
+complete attention; intense mental effort
+bringing together military forces
+great and constant diligence and attention