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English definition of “weigh”

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 .
(Definition of weigh verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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