Concern

Con*cern"

, n. 1. That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair.
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The private concerns of fanilies.
Addison.
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2. That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment.
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Mysterious secrets of a high concern.
Roscommon.
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3. Interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard; solicitude; anxiety.
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O Marcia, let me hope thy kind concerns
And gentle wishes follow me to battle.
Addison.
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4. (Com.) Persons connected in business; a firm and its business; as, a banking concern.
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The whole concern, all connected with a particular affair or business.

Syn. -- Care; anxiety; solicitude; interest; regard; business; affair; matter; moment. See Care.
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