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English definition of “weigh sth up”

weigh sth up

phrasal verb with weigh     /weɪ/ verb
B2 to think carefully about the advantages or disadvantages of a situation before making a decision : I'm weighing up my options before I decide to apply for the job .Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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