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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.
See also: consideration, of, out

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.
See also: consideration

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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Here, without coming close to cracking a smile, they ponder the meaning of their fourth writing collaboration, ``For Your Consideration.
Findings from the study suggest that reasoning and coalition were the most often used upward influence tactics and that followers use assertiveness and higher authority more often when leaders exhibit low structure initiation and individualized consideration behaviors.
On that date, the portion of the total consideration paid to the target by the acquirer is measured to determine whether the COI requirements are met.
Generally, the proposed statement notes that the acquirer is the entity that gives up consideration (in the form of cash or other assets, or issues equity interests) and receives control of the combined entity (through voting rights or management control).
The term annuities is defined in the treaty as "a stated sum paid periodically at stated times during life, or during a specified number of years, under an obligation to make the payments in return for adequate and full consideration (other than services rendered).
As part of its consideration, the Board has reviewed reports of examination and other supervisory information.
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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.
As for a system's paying for itself, there is a consideration that most purchasers, and possibly even vendors, may not be aware of.
Each operational step requires consideration for extra material handling and determines the most practical processes and techniques for moving materials.
The ACPE "Physician in Management" seminars are an excellent formal introduction to medical management and should almost certainly precede serious consideration of a graduate degree.