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factor sth in

(also factor sth into sth)
phrasal verb with factor uk   /ˈfæk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/ verb
to include something when you are doing a calculation, or when you are trying to understand something: People are earning more, but when inflation is factored in, they are no better off. The age of the patients and their overall health must be factored into the results.
Translations of “factor sth in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…因素包括進去…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…因素包括进去…
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