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consideration 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/kənˌsidəˈrāSHən/,
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considerations, plural;
  1. Careful thought, typically over a period of time
    • - a long process involving a great deal of careful consideration
  2. A fact or a motive taken into account in deciding or judging something
    • - the idea was motivated by political considerations
  3. Thoughtfulness and sensitivity toward others
    • - companies should show more consideration for their employees
  4. A payment or reward
    • - you can buy the books for a small consideration
  5. (in a contractual agreement) Anything given or promised or forborne by one party in exchange for the promise or undertaking of another

  6. Importance; consequence


  1. the process of giving careful thought to something
  2. circumstance: information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
  3. a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting); "consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"
  4. kind and considerate regard for others; "he showed no consideration for her feelings"
  5. retainer: a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
  6. a considerate and thoughtful act
  7. Consideration is the concept of legal value in connection with contracts. It is anything of value promised to another when making a contract. It can take the form of money, physical objects, services, promised actions, abstinence from a future action and much more. ...
  8. The thought process of considering, of taking everything into account; Something considered as a reason or ground for a (possible) decision; The tendency to consider others; A payment or other recompense for something done; A matter of inducement for something promised; something valuable given ...
  9. (Considerations (Before Judgement)) Particular conditions in a horary chart, especially those warning that the chart is not radical, meaning that the astrologer might be prone to error, or that the astrologer may be likely to give the client bad news should a prediction be undertaken. ...
  10. (Considerations) About 1 in every 5 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure. High blood pressure occurs more often in men than in women, and in African Americans almost twice as often as in Caucasians.
  11. (Considerations) In order to apply for a home equity line of credit, the lender will need the current appraised value of the home minus the balance owed on the mortgage. ...
  12. (Considerations) Several guiding principles must be considered when modifying a classroom (Maker & Nielson, 1996). A differentiated classroom must:
  13. (considerations) The manmade infrastructure, civilian institutions, and attitudes and activities of the civilian leaders, populations, and organizations within an area of operations influence the conduct of military operations. (FM 6-0)
  14. (Considered) mentally contemplate. (Canadian Oxford Dictionary) return to top
  15. Anything of value to induce another to enter into a contract, i.e., money, services, a promise.
  16. The price or subject matter, which induces a contract; may be in money, commodity, exchange, or a transfer of personal effort.
  17. thinking, believing, supposing, postulating. Consideration is the highest capability of life, taking rank over the mechanics of space, energy and time.
  18. Something of value given by a promisee to a promisor to make the promise binding.
  19. A required element in all contracts by which some-thing of value, including a promise, is exchanged for the act or promise of another.
  20. refers to a type of mutual commitment that must exist to form an express contract. It means that the person making an offer intends that the person to whom it is made does or promises to do something he or she is not legally obligated to do; and that the person accepting the offer actually does ...
  21. The price bargained for and paid for a promise, goods, or real estate.
  22. The amount of economic value given up in making a valid contract.
  23. the amount to be paid for anything sold including businesses. May be cash, shares or other securities.
  24. The inducement to a contract; the cause, motive or price which induces a contracting party to enter into an agreement, act or forbearance or promise thereof. It is an essential part of a binding contract. Consideration is either expressed or implied.