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concerning Syllabification: con·cern·ing
Pronunciation: /kənˈsərniNG/

Definition of concerning in English:


On the subject of or in connection with; about: dreadful stories concerning a horrible beast
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  • Complex issues concerning the organisational and political aspects of the dialogue are unlikely to be resolved in three days of talks.
  • There was no prior discussion with our authors concerning the content of their essays.
  • Intellectuals of the era questioned traditional feudal ideas, including those concerning the roles of family members and women's social status.
about, regarding, relating to, with reference to, referring to, with regard to, as regards, with respect to, respecting, dealing with, on the subject of, in connection with, re, apropos of


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Causing anxiety; worrying: I find many of the comments very concerning a concerning breach of security
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  • While these incidences are currently small in number, they are extremely concerning.
  • This pattern of behaviour is somewhat concerning.
  • Barrie is the only defenseman with a goal this season - a statistic that's more than concerning.

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