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To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

give consideration to, take into consideration

To write plainly and concisely, use consider instead of the roundabout phrases give consideration to and take into consideration. Other possibilities include examine, think about, think over and weigh.

  • The board considers (not gives consideration to) all stakeholders’ comments.
  • All options will be examined (not taken into consideration).