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noun British English pronunciation: equation /ɪˈkweɪʒ(ə)n/ 
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    [uncountable] the process of considering one thing to be the same as another

    the false equation of financial success with happiness

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      the equation

      all the different aspects that you have to consider in a situation

      In a choice between the use of rail and car, the question of cost will come into the equation.

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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