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concentrate

1. verb focus main effort on2. verb think/look/listen intently3. verb (of wealth, power, production etc) not spread widely4. verb (of substance) increase concentration of5. verb gather, congregate6. noun FOOD, CHEM concentrated substance
phrases
1 verb focus main effort on
INTRANSITIVEto concentrate on sth díriú ar rudthey're concentrating on the theme of peace tá siad ag díriú ar théama na síochánawe'll concentrate on getting a house díreoimid ar theach a fháil
TRANSITIVEdírigh ar PhrV  c m udírigh i dtreothey're concentrating resources on education tá siad ag díriú acmhainní i dtreo an oideachais
2 verb think/look/listen intently INTRANSITIVEI can't concentrate níl mé ábalta díriú ar rud ar bith, níl mé in ann m'intinn a dhíriú ar rud ar bithyou have to concentrate on your work caithfidh tú díriú ar do chuid oibre, caithfidh tú d'intinn a leagan ar do chuid oibre to concentrate on the task in hand díriú ar an obair atá idir lámha
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3 verb (of wealth, power, production etc) not spread widely TRANSITIVEpower is concentrated in the hands of a few tá seilbh ag dream beag daoine ar an gcumhacht, tá an chumhacht i lámha dream beag daoine 4 verb (of substance) increase concentration of TRANSITIVEdlúthaigh verb  c m uthe high temperature concentrates the liquid dlúthaíonn an teocht ard an leacht 5 verb gather, congregate INTRANSITIVEtar le chéilecruinnigh verb  c m ubailigh verb  c m uthe marchers are concentrating at the square tá lucht an mhórshiúil ag teacht le chéile ag an gcearnógwhere the toxins concentrate san áit a mbailíonn na tocsainí 6 noun FOOD, CHEM concentrated substancedlúthán masc1  c m utiúchán masc  c m u
phrases

sth concentrates the mind

hunger concentrates the mind díríonn bolg folamh d'intinn ar rud amháin

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