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"take sth into account" in British English

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take sth into account

(also take account of sth)B2 to ​consider or ​remember something when ​judging a ​situation: I ​hope my ​teacher will take into account the ​fact that I was ​ill just before the ​exams when she ​marks my ​paper. A good ​architecttakes into account the building's ​surroundings. The UK's ​taxsystemtakes no account of ​children. I ​think you have to take into account that he's a good ​dealyounger than the ​rest of us.
(Definition of take sth into account from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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