concentrate

Part of speech: verb

To draw to a common center; condense; intensify.

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Usage examples "concentrate":

  1. As I had determined to sell all my interests in every outside concern and concentrate my attention upon our manufacturing concerns in Pittsburgh, I further resolved not even to own any stock that was bought and sold upon any stock exchange. - "Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie", Andrew Carnegie.
  2. If a first attack on a position failed, the wires from the Galland house repeated their orders to concentrate more guns and attack again. - "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.
  3. She was constrained by her native tendency to concentrate on the business in hand to the exclusion of all other matters, big and little. - "Outside Inn", Ethel M. Kelley.