Meaning of “regarding” in the English Dictionary

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"regarding" in British English

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regardingpreposition

uk /rɪˈɡɑː.dɪŋ/ us /rɪˈɡɑːr.dɪŋ/ formal

B1 about:

The company is being questioned regarding its employment policy.

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  • He wrote to me last week regarding a business proposition he thought might interest me.
  • Several leading architects weighed in with criticisms regarding the design of the new museum.
  • Further to your letter of 11 March, I should like to inform you of a number of recent developments regarding the Saffron Hill site.
  • We're exploring a variety of options regarding this issue.
  • I will be speaking to her later today regarding the matter.

(Definition of “regarding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"regarding" in American English

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regardingpreposition

us /rɪˈɡɑr·dɪŋ/

in relation to; about:

I have a question regarding your last statement.

(Definition of “regarding” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"regarding" in Business English

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regardingpreposition

uk /rɪˈɡɑːdɪŋ/ us

about or relating to:

The company is being questioned regarding its employment policy.

(Definition of “regarding” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)