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Noun: consideration  kun,si-du'rey-shun
  1. The process of giving careful thought to something
  2. Information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
    "another consideration is the time it would take";
    - circumstance, condition
  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";
    - considerateness, thoughtfulness
  5. A fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
    - retainer
  6. A considerate and thoughtful act
    - thoughtfulness

Derived forms: considerations

Type of: benignity, cerebration, discourse, discussion, fee, information, intellection, kindness, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process, treatment

Encyclopedia: Consideration