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weigh

verb [T]
 
 
/weɪ/
to have a particular weight: The portable calculator weighs 2 ounces.
to measure the weight of something: Your luggage must be weighed before it is put onto the aircraft.
to carefully consider something, especially by comparing facts or possibilities, in order to make a decision: weigh sth against sth The installation and operating costs have to be weighed against lost revenue.weigh benefits/factors/risks The network executives have to weigh all kinds of factors in their decisions.
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