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"factor sth in" in British English

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factor sth in

also factor sth into sth
phrasal verb with factor uk /ˈfæk.tər/ us /ˈfæk.tɚ/ verb

(Definition of “factor sth in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"factor sth in" in Business English

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factor sth in

also factor sth into sth
phrasal verb with factor uk /ˈfæktər/ us verb [ T ]

to include or consider a particular fact when you are planning or calculating something:

Her salary is not that high when childcare costs and medical insurance are factored in.

(Definition of “factor sth in” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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