préoccuper translation | French-English dictionary

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      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)  
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  
se préoccuper de qch      to concern o.s. with  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
préoccuper v.

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
to be worrying about sth
to concern o.s. with
He looks worried these days.
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préoccuper qn
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