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concerning

preposition uk   /kənˈsɜː.nɪŋ/ us    /-ˈsɝː-/ formal
B2 about: I've had a letter from the tax authorities concerning my tax payments.
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concerning

adjective uk   /kənˈsɜː.nɪŋ/ us    /-ˈsɝː-/ formal not standard
making you feel slightly worried: The increase in crime in the area is very concerning.
Translations of “concerning”
in Korean -에 관하여…
in Arabic عَن, حَول, بِخُصوص…
in Portuguese sobre, a respeito de…
in Catalan sobre…
in Japanese ~に関して(の)…
in Italian riguardo a, quanto a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關於…
in Russian о, относительно…
in Turkish ilgilendiren, alakadar eden, hakkında…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关于…
in Polish w sprawie, dotyczący…
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