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There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago.
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Meaning of "concerning" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONCERNING

concerning  [kənˈsɜːnɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONCERNING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Concerning can act as an adjective and a preposition.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WHAT DOES CONCERNING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of concerning in the English dictionary

The definition of concerning in the dictionary is about; regarding; on the subject of. Other definition of concerning is worrying or troublesome.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONCERNING


afterburning
ˈɑːftəˌbɜːnɪŋ
burning
ˈbɜːnɪŋ
churning
ˈtʃɜːnɪŋ
coal-burning
ˈkəʊlbɜːnɪŋ
discerning
dɪˈsɜːnɪŋ
ferning
ˈfɜːnɪŋ
gut-churning
ˈɡʌtˌtʃɜːnɪŋ
inburning
ɪnˈbɜːnɪŋ
interest-earning
ˈɪntrəstˌɜːnɪŋ
kerning
ˈkɜːnɪŋ
learning
ˈlɜːnɪŋ
nonearning
nɒnˈɜːnɪŋ
oil-burning
ˈɔɪlˌbɜːnɪŋ
sleep-learning
ˈsliːpˌlɜːnɪŋ
slow-burning
ˈsləʊˌbɜːnɪŋ
turning
ˈtɜːnɪŋ
undiscerning
ˌʌndɪˈsɜːnɪŋ
unreturning
ˌʌnrɪˈtɜːnɪŋ
urning
ˈɜːnɪŋ
yearning
ˈjɜːnɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONCERNING

concern
concernancy
concerned
concernedly
concernedness
concernment
concert
concert grand
concert hall
concert overture
concert party
concert pianist
concert pitch
concert promoter
concert tuning
concertante
concertanti
concerted
concertedly
concertedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONCERNING

beginning
blended learning
book-learning
distance learning
e-learning
early-morning
early warning
early-warning
good morning
governing
health warning
lifelong learning
machine learning
morning
mourning
patterning
seat of learning
storm warning
the top of the morning
warning
yesterday morning

Synonyms and antonyms of concerning in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONCERNING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «concerning» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of concerning

Translation of «concerning» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONCERNING

Find out the translation of concerning to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of concerning from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «concerning» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有关
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

con respecto a
570 millions of speakers

English

concerning
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विषय में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُخْتَصّ ب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

относительно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a respeito de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিষয়ে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à propos de
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengenai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hinsichtlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

・・・に関して
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

...에 관하여
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Babagan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liên quan đến
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பற்றி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यासंबंधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ilişkin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

riguardante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odnośnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

приймаючи до уваги
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

privind
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σχετικά με
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

angående
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

angående
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of concerning

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCERNING»

The term «concerning» is very widely used and occupies the 7.203 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCERNING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «concerning» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «concerning» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about concerning

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONCERNING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word concerning.
1
A. R. Ammons
I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
2
Tammy Faye Bakker
There's a verse in the Bible says, 'In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.' And what brings me peace is the scripture.
3
Isaac Barrow
That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other.
4
Rand Beers
The purpose of Plan Columbia was to deal with the increased cultivation and illegal activity associated with that cultivation concerning narco trafficking in Columbia.
5
Ludwig van Beethoven
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
6
Julien Benda
I shall go further and say that even if an examination of the past could lead to any valid prediction concerning man's future, that prediction would be the contrary of reassuring.
7
Jakob Bohme
All strife concerning Christ's testaments cometh hence that men do not understand that Heaven wherein Christ sitteth at the right hand of God. They understand not that he is in this World, and that the World standeth in Heaven, and Heaven in the World, and are in one another, as Day and Night.
8
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago.
9
Hjalmar Branting
At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement concerning the preliminaries for Genoa, and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas.
10
Inge de Bruijn
Well concerning the world records that I did, I think it helps a lot to me, yeah. I think it's a very individual thing because I heard some people say, like, oh I don't like it at all. But I definitely, for me it really made a big difference.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONCERNING»

Discover the use of concerning in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to concerning and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Analyses Concerning Passive and Active Synthesis: Lectures ...
Coming from what is arguably the most productive period of Husserl's life, this volume offers the reader a first translation into English of Husserl's renowned lectures on `passive synthesis', given between 1920 and 1926.
Edmund Husserl, 2001
2
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge
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George Berkeley, 2008
3
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
Volume 2 of a 2-volume set of Locke's monumental work containing every word of all four books comprising the Essay.
John Locke, Kenneth Winkler, 1996
4
Hume: An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding: And Other ...
This volume, which presents a modified version of the definitive 1772 edition of the work, offers helpful annotation for the student reader, together with an introduction that sets this profoundly influential work in its philosophical and ...
Stephen Buckle, 2007
5
Concerning the Book that is the Body of the Beloved
Gregory Orr's ambitious and visionary lyrics explores every dimension of what it is to be human
Gregory Orr, 2013
6
Some Thoughts Concerning Education: And, Of the Conduct of ...
This volume offers two complementary works, unabridged, in modernised, annotated texts -- the only available edition priced for classroom use. Grant and Tarcov provide a concise introduction, a note on the texts, and a select bibliography.
John Locke, Ruth Weissbourd Grant, Nathan Tarcov, 1996
7
Questions Concerning Aristotle's On Animals (The Fathers of ...
This text, the Questions concerning Aristotle's On Animals [Quaestiones super de animalibus], recovered only at the beginning of the twentieth century and never before translated in its entirety, represents Conrad of Austria's report on a ...
Albertus, 2008
8
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic ...
This classic work proves the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one, that the Earth revolves around the Sun.
Galileo Galilei, 1953
9
Concerning Children
Reprint of a classic work by one of the leading early feminist writers.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1900
10
Concerning the Eternal Predestination of God
One of Calvin's most important works on the central topic of predestination translated and introduced by J.K.S. Reid.
John Calvin, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONCERNING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term concerning is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Motorcycle Gangs Recruiting Military Members, Concerning Feds
Outlaw motorcycle gangs are actively recruiting military members in Colorado's Pikes Peak area, greatly concerning federal agents. A Bureau ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
2
Questions still remain concerning BP settlement money
After BP's historic settlement with the Gulf Coast states over the 2010 oil disaster, there are perhaps just as many questions as answers about ... «WAFB.com, Jul 15»
3
Bill: Allow vote on constitution section concerning monument
Bill: Allow vote on constitution section concerning monument. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn. Google+ Pinterest Email. Share this with ... «Enid News & Eagle, Jul 15»
4
Flesh-eating bacteria concerning local anglers after man loses leg
We've received lots of messages from viewers concerned about the flesh eating bacteria found in the water. According to health officials, the so called flesh ... «KRIS Corpus Christi News, Jul 15»
5
Neighbors frustrated over lack of transparency concerning gasoline …
Neighbors frustrated over lack of transparency concerning gasoline spills near their homes. Homeowners "in the dark" about gasoline leak. «KSHB, Jul 15»
6
Montana river temperatures concerning to anglers, managers
Temperatures may be down from last week's records, but wildlife managers are still seeing at least some stress on area fisheries. Montana Fish ... «KPAX-TV, Jul 15»
7
Letter to the Tunisian Parliament concerning the fight against (...)
Letter to the Tunisian Parliament concerning draft organic law no. 22/2015 relative to the fight against terrorism and prevention of money ... «FIDH, Jul 15»
8
Professor plans to continueresearch concerning poverty
CHAPEL HILL (AP) — In the wake of the closure of the University of North Carolina's anti-poverty center, the law school professor who had led ... «The Robesonian, Jul 15»
9
School district approves proposal concerning 9th graders
At the June school board meeting Canyon View Principal Jim Jones presented some ideas he believes will help with the ninth grade issue until ... «Emery County Progress, Jul 15»
10
Concerning the Supreme Court, This Is The Most Vital
The Supreme Court is made up of nine unelected justices who are appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the U.S. ... «Charisma News, Jul 15»

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