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consideration

noun  us   /kənˌsɪd·əˈreɪ·ʃən/

consideration noun (CARING ABOUT)

[U] the act, state, or quality of caring about or respecting: He showed very little consideration for anyone but himself.

consideration noun (THINKING ABOUT)

[C/U] the particular subject or thing a person might think about or do something about: [C] Financial considerations were a factor in the decision. [U] You should take his youth into consideration before you punish him.
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