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consideration

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

noun
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Idioms about consideration

    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

synonym study for consideration

7. See honor.

OTHER WORDS FROM consideration

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
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British Dictionary definitions for consideration

consideration
/ (kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən) /

noun
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Other Idioms and Phrases with consideration

consideration

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

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