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English definition of “considering”


preposition, conjunction, adverb     /kənˈsɪd.ər.ɪŋ/ US  /-ɚ-/
B2 used to mention a particular condition or fact about something, usually a disadvantage : Considering the weather , we got here quite quickly . She did well to find the way, considering she'd only been there once before.Connecting words which express a contrast
(Definition of considering prepositionconjunctionadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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