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in consideration of (something)

Taking something into consideration; due to something; on account of something. He has undoubtedly committed a transgression, but in consideration of his many unblemished years of service to the force, we are recommending unpaid suspension rather than removal from the police. In consideration of your tireless humanitarian efforts, I am honored to present you with the Congressional Medal of Honor.
See also: consideration, of

on mature consideration

After having given something careful consideration over an appropriately long period of time. On mature consideration, I realize now that my comments during the election may have been hurtful to some citizens, and for that I apologize unreservedly. Many new homeowners are now, on mature consideration, beginning to wonder whether they made a worthwhile investment.
See also: consideration, mature, on

on mature reflection

After having given something careful consideration over an appropriately long period of time. On mature reflection, I realize now that my comments during the election may have been hurtful to some citizens, and for that I apologize unreservedly. Many new homeowners are now, on mature reflection, beginning to wonder whether they made a worthwhile investment.
See also: mature, on, reflection

take (something) into consideration

To pay attention to, think about, or focus on a particular detail when making a decision about something. Thank you for coming forward, we'll take your testimony into consideration before we make our final judgment on the matter. All of these factors will be taken into consideration when reviewing your application, so please provide as much information as possible.
See also: consideration, take

in consideration of something

in return for something; as a result of something. In consideration of your many years of service, we are pleased to present you with this gold watch. In consideration of your efforts, here is a check for $3,000.
See also: consideration, of

out of consideration (for someone or something)

with consideration for someone or something; with kind regard for someone or something. Out of consideration for your past efforts, I will do what you ask. They let me do it out of consideration. It was very thoughtful of them.
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take someone or something into account

 and take into account someone or something
to remember to consider someone or something. I hope you'll take Bill and Bob into account when you plan the party. I'll try to take into account all the things that are important in a situation like this.
See also: account, take

take something into account

 and take something into consideration
to consider something to be an important factor in some decision. We will take your long years of service into account when we make our final decision. You can be certain that we will take it into consideration.
See also: account, take

in consideration of

1. In view of, on account of, as in We turned back in consideration of the worsening weather. [First half of 1500s]
2. In return for, as in She received an honorarium in consideration of her key contributions. [c. 1600]
See also: consideration, of

take into account

Also, take account of; take into consideration. Bear in mind, consider, allow for, as in We have to take into account that ten of the musicians were absent, or It's important to take account of where the audience is coming from, or When you take into consideration the fact that they were founded only a year ago, they've done very well. Take into consideration is the oldest of these expressions, dating from the mid-1500s. Take into account and take account of date from the late 1600s. The antonyms, leave out of account or take no account of, mean "ignore, pay no attention to," as in They've left the most important item out of account. [Second half of 1800s] All of these idioms use account in the sense of "reckoning" or "calculation," and consideration in the sense of "regard for the circumstances."
See also: account, take

under consideration

Being thought about or discussed, as in Your application is under consideration; we'll let you know next week. This idiom was first recorded in 1665.
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in consideˈration of something

(formal) as payment for something: a small sum in consideration of your services

take something into consideˈration

think about and include a particular thing or fact when you are forming an opinion or making a decision: The candidates’ experience and qualifications will be taken into consideration when the decision is made.Taking everything into consideration, the event was a great success.

on mature reˈflection/consideˈration

(formal) after thinking about something carefully and for a long time: He wanted to ban his staff from using the Internet at work, but on mature reflection he decided that this would not be good for morale.

take into account

To take into consideration; allow for.
See also: account, take

in consideration of

1. In view of; on account of: turned back in consideration of the worsening weather.
2. In return for: a gift given in consideration of her hard work
See also: consideration, of
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His argument fails to take into consideration the limited diffusion of the Convivio and the De vulgari eloquentia in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Plaintiffs claimed that the wraparound mortgage was no longer valid because: a) there was no consideration given by Midtown Associates for the wraparound mortgage and b) Midtown Associates failed to comply with its obligations to pay East New York Savings Bank the interest and amortization payments as required by the wraparound mortgage.