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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.
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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.
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In writing these new regulations, the IRS took into consideration taxpayer comments, which covered everything from the treatment of software, contract manufacturing, construction, leasing, advertising, partnerships, and methods and calculations used in taking the deduction.
In giving Sepi the chance to have the charges against him dropped, the prosecutor took into consideration the fact that Sepi had served in Iraq, participating in many operations against insurgents, and had not adjusted well to life after the military.
Despite the status of the merger, General Electric took into consideration that the merger would only enhance the talent that was already exhibited by CB Richard Ellis during the proposal.
Martinez' attorney, Joseph Gutierrez, said his client has maintained her innocence but took into consideration the maximum sentence of 31 years that she faced had she gone to trial and been convicted.
That works out to $5 billion, according to the district's financial advisers, who also took into consideration growth in assessed property values.