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English definition of “concerning”

concerning

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

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.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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