in consideration of (something)

in consideration of (something)

Taking something into consideration; due to or 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. In consideration of your tireless humanitarian efforts, I am honored to present you with this award.
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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
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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]
See also: consideration, of
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

in consideˈration of something

(formal) as payment for something: a small sum in consideration of your services
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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
See also: consideration, of
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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