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English definition of “all things considered”

all things considered

C1 Someone might say that something is good all things considered to mean it was generally good although the situation was not perfect : I think the party was great , all things considered - I mean we didn't have much time to prepare and no help , but it still went well.General Grammar:Thing and stuffGrammar:ThingWe use the general noun thing more commonly in speaking than in writing.Grammar:StuffStuff is one of the most common nouns in speaking. It is more informal than thing. It is not at all common in writing.
(Definition of all things considered from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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