What does concerning mean?

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kənˈsɜr nɪŋcon·cern·ing

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  1. concerning(Adjective)

    Causing concern; worrisome.

    Etymology: From . The adjective and preposition follow from the verb.

  2. concerning(Preposition)

    Regarding, respecting.

    Etymology: From . The adjective and preposition follow from the verb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concerning

    of Concern

  2. Concerning

    pertaining to; regarding; having relation to; respecting; as regards

  3. Concerning(adj)

    important

  4. Concerning(noun)

    that in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest

  5. Concerning(noun)

    importance; moment; consequence

  6. Concerning(noun)

    concern; participation; interposition

  7. Concerning(noun)

    emotion of mind; solicitude; anxiety

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'concerning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3175

How to pronounce concerning?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say concerning in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concerning in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concerning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of concerning in a Sentence

  1. Christopher Krebs:

    I see intelligence, I see reporting on stuff every day that would look -- absent context -- concerning, we haven't seen a campaign on the scale of 2016 of concerted attacks against election infrastructure, concerted attacks against campaigns. Yes, Microsoft made an announcement yesterday about three Russian -- about three campaigns being targeted. That is concerning and so we're going to work with them, we're going to get that information, the FBI's worked with them to share information to shore up defenses.

  2. Patrick Ryder:

    They have increased the number of strikes against ISIL, particularly in Raqqa, Deir-ez-Zor and down in some of the oil infrastructure in eastern Syria, southeastern Syria, however the majority of Russian air strikes are still against moderate Syrian opposition forces, which is clearly concerning, and those strikes are in support of the Syrian regime.

  3. James Knowles:

    The decision to delay the deployment of the National Guard is deeply concerning, we are asking that the governor make available and deploy all necessary resources to prevent the further destruction of property and the preservation of life in the city of Ferguson.

  4. Latin America:

    Following the approach from Maurel & Prom concerning its possible offer and the receipt of other interest in the company, the board concluded that the Maurel & Prom possible offer materially undervalued the company and was not at a level, nor in a form, that merited further consideration.

  5. European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici:

    The Commission has but one compass, that of the growth and stability pact, and rules should be implemented, concerning Greece, we have another compass, the adoption of the memorandum of understanding and the (reform) program. Nothing should make us loosen these reforms.

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