consideration

[ kuhn-sid-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ kənˌsɪd əˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

Idioms

    in consideration of,
    1. in view of.
    2. in return or recompense for: She was offered money in consideration of her efforts.
    take into consideration, to take into account; consider: We failed to take into consideration the large number of tourists attending the exhibition.

Origin of consideration

1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin consīderātiōn- (stem of consīderātiō), equivalent to consīderāt(us) (see considerate) + -iōn- -ion

Related forms

non·con·sid·er·a·tion, nouno·ver·con·sid·er·a·tion, nounpre·con·sid·er·a·tion, nounsub·con·sid·er·a·tion, noun

Synonym study

7. See honor.
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British Dictionary definitions for consideration

consideration

/ (kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən) /

noun

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Idioms and Phrases with consideration

consideration


see in consideration of; take into account (consideration); under consideration.

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