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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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