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consideration

noun
 
 
/kənˌsɪdərˈeɪʃən/
IMPORTANT FACT [C] B2 something that you have to think about when you make decisions or plans: Safety is our main consideration.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
CAREFUL THOUGHT [U] B2 careful thought about something: After careful consideration, we have decided to offer you the job. Several options are under consideration (= being considered).Thinking and contemplatingAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
KINDNESS [U] kind behaviour towards someone in which you think about their feelings: They always treated me with consideration.Kind and thoughtful
take sth into consideration to think about something when you make a decision or planThinking and contemplatingAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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