Meaning of CONCRETE in English

CONCRETE

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ solid

▪ bare

a floor made of bare ~

▪ fresh , wet

▪ precast , ready-mixed

▪ reinforced

… OF CONCRETE

▪ layer , slab

VERB + CONCRETE

▪ mix

▪ lay , pour

▪ be made from/of/out of

▪ set sth in

The pathway is formed from large pebbles set in ~.

I do not regard this plan as set in ~. ( figurative )

CONCRETE + VERB

▪ set

Before the ~ sets the surface can be given a final smoothing over.

CONCRETE + NOUN

▪ block , slab

▪ building , floor , wall

▪ jungle

II.

adj.

Concrete is used with these nouns: ↑ detail , ↑ evidence , ↑ example , ↑ expression , ↑ fact , ↑ idea , ↑ manifestation , ↑ noun , ↑ proof , ↑ proposal , ↑ result , ↑ situation , ↑ step , ↑ suggestion , ↑ term , ↑ word

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