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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.
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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.
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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]
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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
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