how to pronounce concerning


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concerning is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of concerning in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… yards unusual and concerning is how a …”

meanings of concerning


  1. Important.
  2. Causing concern; worrying.


  1. Regarding, respecting.


  1. Present participle of concern.


  1. That which one is concerned in; one's business.

concerning frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word concerning occurs in english on average 18.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics concerning can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that concerning can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with concerning


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