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factor in

To incorporate or involve something in something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "factor" and "in." Before you accept this job offer, you need to factor in how long the commute is.
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factor in

Figure in, include as a basic element. For example, In preparing the schedule we factored in vacation and sick days. This term comes from mathematics. [Mid-1900s]
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factor in

v.
1. To take something into account; take something into consideration; figure something in: We factored sick days and vacations in when we prepared the work schedule. The boss factored in overtime when giving out bonuses.
2. To be taken into account or consideration; to be figured in: These observations are interesting, but they don't really factor in.
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I grow timid when I am face to face with my human frailty, which ever prevents me from grasping all the factors in any problem - human, vital problems, you know."
Accepting the user objective factors in choosing the educational institutions 1 For i = 1 to n 2 Read [ao.sub.i], [vo.sub.i] 3 Next I 4 Open collegeinfo file 5 Find the best suited institutions by calculating the differences between [vo.sub.i] and respective Attribute values available in collegeinfo file.
"We are particularly proud of the way in which we've been able to take our historic loss experience, look at factors that may have not been traditionally used in rate making, and incorporate those factors in our rate structure and overall rate level," Cripe said.
Beurskens says the ShoptoCook model was developed with several key factors in mind, including decision support technology, new product development, food safety and traceability, food marketing and consumer food purchasing trends.
In our case report, the infected person had a very low CD4+ count, which has been considered as one of the most important factors in the failure of paromomycin treatment (8,9).
The volume of the temporary cavity is one of the three deciding factors in the INS protocol.
Other critical factors in preparing your team and goalkeeper for a specific match or matches:
The collection is a strident call to reject the export dependency paradigm that prevailed in the 1970s and 1980s, a paradigm that, according to the authors, woefully neglected local factors in its focus on foreign demand.
The guidelines also note that certain cultural traditions, such as genital mutilation of children, punishment for marrying outside an arranged marriage, and stigmatization of raped women for bringing dishonor to their family or community may all be weighed as relevant factors in asylum applications.