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An example use of concentrate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… hard and if we just concentrate on all …”
Concentrate means to focus one's attention on a particular subject or task.
the word concentrate occurs in english on average 13.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that concentrate can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;