[ noun ] (psychology) the process of giving careful thought to something
Used in print(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)
If companies will take the time to give objective consideration to their major problems and to the questions they provoke , then a long constructive step will have been taken toward more effective marketing in next decade .(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
This means that such factors as the health of the parents , particularly the mother , their ability to provide their children with the necessities of life , the degree of population density of a country and the shortage of housing facilities may legitimately be taken into consideration in determining the number of offspring .(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)
Location theorists have given these matters much consideration .(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)
But are all these works worthy of consideration ?(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)
The Commission may in its discretion enter an award with_respect_to one or more items deemed to have been clearly established in an individual claim while deferring consideration and action on other items of the same claim .
[ noun ] information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
"another consideration is the time it would take"
Used in print(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)
All_of these considerations are of critical importance in considering defense and medical management .(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)
However , the dynamics of airflow , from morphologic considerations alone , may conceivably be different in the monkey than in the horse .
[ noun ] kind and considerate regard for others
"he showed no consideration for her feelings"
Used in print(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
What right had John to any special consideration ?
[ noun ] a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting)
"consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"
Used in print(H. A. Gleason, "Review of African language studies...)
The result of this attitude has been the domination of many orthography conferences by such considerations as typographic ' esthetics ' , which usually turns_out to be nothing more than certain prejudices carried_over from European languages .