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factor

noun  /ˈfæk·tər/ us  

factor noun (SITUATION)

[C] a fact or situation that influences a result: Economic factors had a lot to do with their decision to sell the company.

factor noun (NUMBER)

[C] algebra a number or variable (= letter or symbol) that is being multiplied in a product (= result of multiplying): In 6×3=18, 6 and 3 are factors of the product 18. [C] algebra A factor of a product is a number that the product can be divided by exactly.
Translations of “factor”
in Korean 요인…
in Arabic عامِل…
in French facteur, diviseur…
in Turkish etmen, unsur, etken…
in Italian fattore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 事實, 因素, 要素…
in Russian фактор, множитель…
in Polish czynnik, podzielnik…
in Spanish factor, divisor…
in Portuguese fator…
in German der Faktor…
in Catalan factor…
in Japanese 要素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 事实, 因素, 要素…
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