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English definition of “factor in something”

factor in something

verb phrasal verb with factor
to consider information, esp. as something that might influence a result: It’s going to feel like 110° there when you factor in the humidity.
(Definition of factor in something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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