préoccuper translation | French-English dictionary

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préoccuper

  

      vt   to worry  
L'état des finances est ce qui préoccupe le plus le ministre.      The state of the nation's finances is what most worries the minister.  
Personne n'arrive à savoir ce qui le préoccupe autant.      Nobody knows what is worrying him so much.  


préoccuper (se)  
      vpr/vi  
   (=s'inquiéter)  
se préoccuper de qch      to be worrying about sth  
→ Les universitaires se préoccupaient déjà de la décrue des effectifs en premier cycle.        
le seul qui se préoccupait de notre sort      the only person who cared what happened to us  
   (=s'occuper)  
se préoccuper de qch      to concern o.s. with  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
préoccuper v.
worry

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to be worrying about sth
exp.
to concern o.s. with
exp.
He looks worried these days.
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'préoccuper' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
préoccuper
exp.
préoccuper qn
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