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concerningpreposition

uk   /kənˈsɜː.nɪŋ/  us   /kənˈsɝː.nɪŋ/ formal
B2 about: I've had a ​letter from the ​taxauthorities concerning my ​taxpayments.

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concerningadjective

uk   /kənˈsɜː.nɪŋ/  us   /kənˈsɝː.nɪŋ/ formal not standard
(Definition of concerning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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concerningpreposition

 us   /kənˈsɜr·nɪŋ/
about: If you have any ​information concerning the ​incident, ​pleasecontact the ​police.
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Translations of “concerning”
in Arabic عَن, حَول, بِخُصوص…
in Korean -에 관하여…
in Portuguese sobre, a respeito de…
in Catalan sobre…
in Japanese ~に関して(の)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关于…
in Turkish ilgilendiren, alakadar eden, hakkında…
in Russian о, относительно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關於…
in Italian riguardo a, quanto a…
in Polish w sprawie, dotyczący…
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