considerable considerable  /kən ˈsɪ də rə bəl/


  • (adj) large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree


  1. The voice-to-texting myth

    Automakers such as Ford and Toyota have invested considerable bucks to develop onboard technology that converts a driver's spoken words into text messages, ostensibly as a safe alternative to the dangers of handheld texting while driving.
    on June 14, 2013     Source:

  2. NHL free agency: D-men at premium this summer

    Unlike last summer, when Ryan Suter headlined a considerable stable of unrestricted free agent defensemen, this year's crop was highlighted by Mark Streit and Sergei Gonchar, who are now both signed.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Miss SEP's $37.25 Offering But Think It's A Buy At $30?

    Looking back to 71 days ago, Spectra Energy Partners LP (NYSE: SEP) priced a 4,500,000 share secondary stock offering at $37.25 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that their investment would go up over the course of time and based on early trading on Thursday, the stock is now 6.7% above the offering price. It should be noted that ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "After considerable outreach to Golden Globe actor nominees and their representatives over the past several weeks, there appears to be unanimous agreement that these actors will not cross WGA picket lines," SAG President Alan Rosenberg said.
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Alan Rosenberg Source: Reuters

  2. "There is still a considerable amount of work to do, and while no final decision has been made, we will proceed with further substantive discussions with Tata Motors over the coming weeks with a view to securing an agreement that is in the best...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Lewis Booth Source: Rediff

  3. "It's not greenlit," Del Toro said last month. "That's categorical. We've been caught in a very tangled negotiation. There cannot be any start dates until the MGM [financial] situation gets resolved. They do hold a considerable portion of the...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: The Guardian

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