of concern to someone

of concern to someone
if something is of concern to you, you think it is important and you feel worried about it
of major/great concern:

It's an issue of major concern to employers.


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  • concern */*/*/ — I UK [kənˈsɜː(r)n] / US [kənˈsɜrn] noun Word forms concern : singular concern plural concerns 1) a) [uncountable] a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue concern about/over/at: Many… …   English dictionary

  • concern*/*/*/ — [kənˈsɜːn] noun I 1) [C/U] a feeling of worry, or something that worries you There s a lot of public concern about modern farming methods.[/ex] The trip was cancelled because of concerns about safety.[/ex] It s a matter of major concern to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • concern — /keuhn serrn /, v.t. 1. to relate to; be connected with; be of interest or importance to; affect: The water shortage concerns us all. 2. to interest or engage (used reflexively or in the passive, often fol. by with or in): She concerns herself… …   Universalium

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  • someone's personal life — someone’s personal life phrase the part of someone’s life relating to things such as their sexual and family relationships, rather than their job My personal life is not your concern. Thesaurus: relationships and membership of social… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • concern — con|cern1 W1S1 [kənˈsə:n US ə:rn] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(worry)¦ 2¦(something important)¦ 3¦(feeling for somebody)¦ 4 somebody s concern 5 not somebody s concern/none of somebody s concern 6¦(business)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(WORRY)¦ a) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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