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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfactor in
he/she/itfactors in
present participlefactoring in
past tensefactored in
past participlefactored in
  1. to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something

    Total spending was virtually the same in real terms after factoring in inflation.

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