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English definition of “consideration”

consideration

noun [U] (CAREFUL THINKING)    /kənˌsɪd.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
B2 the act of thinking about something carefully : After some consideration, we've decided to sell the house . The whole matter needs (to be given) careful consideration.Thinking and contemplating
(Definition of consideration noun (CAREFUL THINKING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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