consideration /kənˌsɪdərˈeɪʃən/ noun
IMPORTANT FACT [C] › something that you have to think about when you make decisions or plans: Safety is our main consideration. CAREFUL THOUGHT [U] › when you think about something very carefully: After careful consideration, we have decided to offer you the job. Several options are under consideration (= being considered). KINDNESS [U] › when you are kind to people or think about their feelings: They always treated me with consideration.
take sth into consideration › to think about something when you make a decision or plan