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consideration

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Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Consideration must be of value (at least to the parties), and is exchanged for the performance or promise of performance by the other party (such performance itself is consideration). In a contract, one consideration (thing given) is exchanged for another ...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c., "a beholding, looking at," also "keeping in mind," from Old French consideracion (12c., Modern French considération ), from Latin considerationem (nominative consideratio ) "consideration, contemplation, reflection," noun of action from past participle ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Consideration \Con*sid`er*a"tion\ (k[o^]n*s[i^]d`[~e]r*[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. consideratio: cf. F. consid['e]ration.] The act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention. Let us think with ...

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES be of secondary importance/be a secondary consideration ▪ Cost is the important thing – any benefits for the user are a secondary consideration. careful consideration/attention/thought ▪ Careful consideration has been ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 The thought process of considering, of taking everything into account. 2 Something considered as a reason or ground for a (possible) decision. 3 The tendency to consider others. 4 A payment or other recompense for something done. 5 (context legal English) ...

Usage examples of consideration.

To this it may be replied, that the acts under consideration, though of very ample extent, do not operate as a prohibition of all foreign commerce.

The people of Massachusetts were to have the sole and exclusive right of governing themselves, and in an article intended to prevent the formation of a hereditary monarchy, an expanded version of a similar article in the Virginia constitution, Adams wrote: No man, nor corporation or association of men have any other title to obtain advantages or particular and exclusive privileges distinct from those of the community, than what arises from the consideration of services rendered to the public.

So he commenced to bargain, and in the end the person of Meriem passed from the possession of the black chieftain into that of the two Swedes in consideration of six yards of Amerikan, three empty brass cartridge shells and a shiny, new jack knife from New Jersey.

Anchors in the area are Anchors for your lake as well, that needs to be taken into consideration in their design.

It was composed, after a careful consideration and comparison of the principal Anglican divines of the seventeenth century.

Rivas and Apus had shed their roles as advocates and had joined Warin in impartial consideration.

John Walker had a wagon, which was merely a set of wheels, with a board floor laid on the axletrees, and the use of this he contributed in consideration of a little larger share in the profits.

I never knew her to show to the men or women of any race anything but the utmost of sympathetic courtesy and consideration, whether they were the noble brown-skinned Caucasians of India, the sturdy Balkanites of Southern Europe, or the simple, spiritual Blacks of Africa, today one of the leading races of the world--although in the Twentieth Century we regarded them as inferior.

Stage Three is to sell you the planet Barbizon, lock, stock, and barrel, for the sum of one dollar and other valuable considerations.

And then came the great prize, Tancred, mounted on a dromedary, his right arm bound up in a sling which Baroni had hastily made, and surrounded and followed by a large troop of horsemen, who treated him with the highest consideration, not only because he was a great prince, whose ransom could bring many camels to their tribe, but because he had shown those feats of valour which the wild desert honours.

Cliff, through practical consideration of this case, knew that it might be advantageous to let Birdy Zelker live.

Rolf Boldrewood Preface It is not so easy to write ballads descriptive of the bushland of Australia as on light consideration would appear.

And, in addition, and for no extra consideration, you have also made the Butterballs into a loyal ally of the Republic.

In light of this, the Calaveras skull cannot be dismissed without the most careful consideration.

Seeing that the Capellmeister at Eisenstadt, by name Gregorius Werner, having devoted many years of true and faithful service to the princely house, is now, on account of his great age and infirmities, unfit to perform the duties incumbent on him, therefore the said Gregorious Werner, in consideration of his long services, shall retain the post of Capellmeister, and the said Joseph Heyden as Vice-Capellmeister shall, as far as regards the music of the choir, be subordinate to the Capellmeister and receive his instructions.