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concerning Line breaks: con¦cern|ing
Pronunciation: /kənˈsəːnɪŋ/

Definition of concerning in English:


On the subject of or in connection with; about: we are given little information concerning matters of national security
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  • This acceptance was subject to several reservations concerning the supremacy of Community law in Italy.
  • The faculty is really not subject to much oversight concerning these major changes in direction.
  • Further subjects are meant to allow us to engage in more depth with the primary sources and secondary debates concerning a specific subject.


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Causing anxiety; worrying: I find many of the comments very concerning a concerning breach of security
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  • There wasn't anything unusual or concerning about the exchange.
  • We are starting to have a concerning rainfall deficit.
  • The police department has observed a concerning increase in the numbers of heroin overdoses in the community.
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