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con·crete

 (kŏn-krēt′, kŏng-, kŏn′krēt′, kŏng′-)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to an actual, specific thing or instance; particular: had the concrete evidence needed to convict.
b. Relating to nouns, such as flower or rain, that denote a material or tangible object or phenomenon.
2. Existing in reality or in real experience; perceptible by the senses; real: concrete objects such as trees.
3. Formed by the coalescence of separate particles or parts into one mass; solid.
4. Made of hard, strong, conglomerate construction material.
n. (kŏn′krēt′, kŏng′-, kŏn-krēt′, kŏng-)
1. A hard, strong construction material consisting of sand, conglomerate gravel, pebbles, broken stone, or slag in a mortar or cement matrix.
2. A mass formed by the coalescence of particles.
v. (kŏn′krēt′, kŏng′-, kŏn-krēt′, kŏng-) con·cret·ed, con·cret·ing, con·cretes
v.tr.
1. To build, treat, or cover with hard, strong conglomerate construction material.
2. To form into a mass by coalescence or cohesion of particles or parts.
v.intr.
To harden; solidify.

[Middle English concret, from Latin concrētus, past participle of concrēscere, to grow together, harden : com-, com- + crēscere, to grow; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

con·crete′ly adv.
con·crete′ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.concretely - in concrete terms; "concretely, this meant that he was broke"
abstractly - in abstract terms
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Translations

concretely

[ˈkɒŋkriːtli] advconcrètementconcrete mixer nbétonnière f, bétonneuse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

concretely

advkonkret; to express something concretely/more concretelyetw konkretisieren/konkreter ausdrücken
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

concretely

[ˈkɒnkriːtlɪ] advconcretamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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