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We have given careful consideration to your claim for compensation.
After serious consideration of all the issues, the school decided to expel the three students.
Here are a few questions for your consideration.
One of the possibilities under consideration (=being thought about) is closing the street to motor vehicles.
She treats all her patients with consideration and respect.
Reporters stayed away out of consideration for the family.
Try showing a little more consideration for others.
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a part of an atom that moves around the nucleus (=centre) and has a negative electrical charge
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